Cotton Subsidies in California totaled $3.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in California Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$657,694,44720.0%20.0%
2Fambro Warehouse Company$652,420,74219.8%39.8%
3Kern County, California$495,719,94815.1%54.9%
4Kings County, California$399,932,81412.2%67.0%
5Calcot$394,857,66212.0%79.0%
6Tulare County, California$265,701,8698.1%87.1%
7Merced County, California$189,520,8175.8%92.9%
8Madera County, California$83,778,8302.5%95.4%
9Imperial County, California$63,767,2751.9%97.3%
10Riverside County, California$48,546,7001.5%98.8%
11$13,509,9030.4%99.2%
12$10,197,6090.3%99.5%
13Colusa County, California$7,653,4240.2%99.8%
14Glenn County, California$2,936,3530.1%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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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