Sorghum Subsidies in Colorado totaled $13.6 million in 2018

Counties in Colorado Receiving sorghum subsidies, 2018

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
Pct of
1Baca County, Colorado$4,103,03930.1%30.1%
2Kiowa County, Colorado$2,963,03121.7%51.8%
3Cheyenne County, Colorado$2,131,72915.6%67.4%
4Prowers County, Colorado$1,589,81511.7%79.1%
5Kit Carson County, Colorado$558,0264.1%83.2%
6Washington County, Colorado$483,3723.5%86.7%
7Lincoln County, Colorado$406,1283.0%89.7%
8Yuma County, Colorado$358,1462.6%92.3%
9Logan County, Colorado$240,6931.8%94.1%
10Bent County, Colorado$163,9741.2%95.3%
11Sedgwick County, Colorado$148,6091.1%96.4%
12Phillips County, Colorado$144,7221.1%97.4%
13Adams County, Colorado$104,7510.8%98.2%
14Weld County, Colorado$64,8080.5%98.7%
15Crowley County, Colorado$42,8430.3%99.0%
16Morgan County, Colorado$38,5720.3%99.3%
17Pueblo County, Colorado$28,0890.2%99.5%
18Otero County, Colorado$22,7160.2%99.6%
19Las Animas County, Colorado$18,0980.1%99.8%
20Elbert County, Colorado$15,0170.1%99.9%
21El Paso County, Colorado$8,4200.1%99.9%
22Arapahoe County, Colorado$5,2830.0%100.0%
23Denver County, Colorado$8860.0%100.0%
24Montrose County, Colorado$3050.0%100.0%
25La Plata County, Colorado$2420.0%100.0%
26Boulder County, Colorado$1040.0%100.0%
27Mesa County, Colorado$790.0%100.0%
28Delta County, Colorado$250.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

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


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