Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $20.2 million in 2018

Counties in Louisiana Receiving cotton subsidies, 2018

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
1Tensas Parish, Louisiana$4,316,28621.4%21.4%
2Madison Parish, Louisiana$2,431,04012.0%33.4%
3Richland Parish, Louisiana$2,403,89511.9%45.4%
4Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$2,375,93811.8%57.1%
5Concordia Parish, Louisiana$1,337,3716.6%63.8%
6Caddo Parish, Louisiana$1,252,7776.2%70.0%
7Franklin Parish, Louisiana$1,071,5595.3%75.3%
8Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$1,065,2245.3%80.6%
9Rapides Parish, Louisiana$1,037,4245.1%85.7%
10East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$1,031,0785.1%90.8%
11Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$466,6612.3%93.1%
12Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$410,5702.0%95.2%
13Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$260,0261.3%96.5%
14Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$209,4621.0%97.5%
15Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$162,3960.8%98.3%
16Grant Parish, Louisiana$122,5880.6%98.9%
17West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$105,1080.5%99.4%
18Red River Parish, Louisiana$97,9480.5%99.9%
19De Soto Parish, Louisiana$16,8100.1%100.0%
20Union Parish, Louisiana$5690.0%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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