Cotton Subsidies in Kern County, California totaled $496 million from 1995-2019‡.

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$148,890,200
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$114,563,396
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$111,523,719
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$54,829,420
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$19,289,667
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$7,135,635
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$5,337,651
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$3,488,595
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$2,403,139
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$2,054,443
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$1,189,620
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-2,257
Deficiency - Elscotton$-34,373
Deficiency - Upcotton$-6,631,250

‡ 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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