Cotton Subsidies in Merced County, California totaled $190 million from 1995-2019‡.

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$57,268,720
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$45,247,293
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$30,665,939
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$15,505,636
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$9,961,703
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$6,366,491
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$4,006,488
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$3,908,707
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$3,025,861
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$2,645,784
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$832,425
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$249,902
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-23,697
Deficiency - Upcotton$-1,503,604

‡ 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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