Cotton Subsidies in California totaled $3.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in California Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$657,713,09020.0%20.0%
2Fambro Warehouse Company$652,420,74219.9%39.9%
3Kern County, California$495,412,65715.1%55.0%
4Kings County, California$398,165,54812.1%67.1%
5Calcot$394,857,66212.0%79.1%
6Tulare County, California$264,415,8828.1%87.2%
7Merced County, California$187,364,0475.7%92.9%
8Madera County, California$83,731,6012.5%95.4%
9Imperial County, California$63,779,4731.9%97.4%
10Riverside County, California$47,402,7551.4%98.8%
11$13,509,9030.4%99.2%
12$10,197,6090.3%99.5%
13Colusa County, California$7,666,4740.2%99.8%
14Glenn County, California$2,664,5540.1%99.9%
15Yolo County, California$1,458,7710.0%99.9%
16San Benito County, California$1,045,2580.0%99.9%
17Sutter County, California$834,6700.0%100.0%
18$743,7310.0%100.0%
19San Bernardino County, California$253,4100.0%100.0%
20Tehama County, California$189,2790.0%100.0%
21Stanislaus County, California$127,9960.0%100.0%
22San Joaquin County, California$44,5540.0%100.0%
23Butte County, California$20,5970.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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