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

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Commodity Certificates - Coop Cotton$848,175,911
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$669,472,086
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$528,827,499
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$435,620,310
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$217,610,123
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$138,004,075
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$124,245,456
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$76,627,404
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$32,401,215
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$20,239,896
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$15,615,843
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$14,436,529
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$13,086,973
ACRE Direct Payments - Upland Cotton$9,660
Mkt. Loss Asst. Refund - Upland Cotton$-1,988
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-9,431
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-39,082
Deficiency - Elscotton$-135,201
Deficiency - Upcotton$-22,894,088

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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