Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Tensas Parish, Louisiana$292,136,95814.4%14.4%
2Franklin Parish, Louisiana$241,002,67311.9%26.3%
3Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$191,702,3359.4%35.7%
4Richland Parish, Louisiana$186,740,6369.2%44.9%
5Madison Parish, Louisiana$172,213,7978.5%53.4%
6Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$147,139,5987.2%60.6%
7East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$144,029,4947.1%67.7%
8Concordia Parish, Louisiana$121,139,6726.0%73.7%
9West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$79,220,9923.9%77.6%
10Rapides Parish, Louisiana$76,597,9663.8%81.4%
11Caddo Parish, Louisiana$70,630,8003.5%84.8%
12Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$59,367,6102.9%87.8%
13Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$52,216,5912.6%90.3%
14Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$49,135,1452.4%92.8%
15Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$35,802,6551.8%94.5%
16Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$34,858,4511.7%96.2%
17Red River Parish, Louisiana$19,003,9470.9%97.2%
18Bossier Parish, Louisiana$16,148,5930.8%98.0%
19Grant Parish, Louisiana$15,851,7200.8%98.7%
20Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$14,087,0120.7%99.4%
21Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$3,064,8110.2%99.6%
22De Soto Parish, Louisiana$2,026,5550.1%99.7%
23La Salle Parish, Louisiana$1,348,3010.1%99.8%
24Bienville Parish, Louisiana$1,005,2610.0%99.8%
25West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$789,3930.0%99.8%
26West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$768,9010.0%99.9%
27Webster Parish, Louisiana$753,2700.0%99.9%
28Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$436,6670.0%99.9%
29Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$390,9170.0%100.0%
30Acadia Parish, Louisiana$318,4760.0%100.0%
31East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$201,9430.0%100.0%
32Iberville Parish, Louisiana$149,6460.0%100.0%
33East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$57,1980.0%100.0%
34Washington Parish, Louisiana$56,1550.0%100.0%
35Union Parish, Louisiana$17,9710.0%100.0%
36Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$4,8250.0%100.0%
37Ascension Parish, Louisiana$1560.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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