Sorghum Subsidies in California totaled $9.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 76 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%29%44$2,853,682$64,856
Top 2%41%89$3,956,181$44,451
Top 3%49%133$4,723,267$35,513
Top 4%55%178$5,319,389$29,884
Top 5%60%222$5,789,151$26,077
Top 6%64%267$6,204,736$23,239
Top 7%68%311$6,543,584$21,040
Top 8%71%356$6,840,815$19,216
Top 9%73%400$7,102,521$17,756
Top 10%76%445$7,339,058$16,492
Top 11%78%489$7,547,542$15,435
Top 12%80%534$7,739,338$14,493
Top 13%82%578$7,906,990$13,680
Top 14%83%623$8,058,064$12,934
Top 15%84%667$8,188,243$12,276
Top 16%86%712$8,308,399$11,669
Top 17%87%756$8,415,264$11,131
Top 18%88%801$8,513,312$10,628
Top 19%89%845$8,601,081$10,179
Top 20%90%890$8,685,282$9,759
Remaining 80% of recips.10%3,560$1,007,889$283

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

 

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