Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Tensas Parish, Louisiana$293,267,80714.4%14.4%
2Franklin Parish, Louisiana$241,847,26611.9%26.3%
3Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$191,611,9469.4%35.7%
4Richland Parish, Louisiana$187,908,7709.2%44.9%
5Madison Parish, Louisiana$173,429,2858.5%53.4%
6Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$148,891,6727.3%60.7%
7East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$144,378,4657.1%67.8%
8Concordia Parish, Louisiana$121,666,4036.0%73.8%
9West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$79,522,8503.9%77.7%
10Rapides Parish, Louisiana$76,808,7283.8%81.4%
11Caddo Parish, Louisiana$70,292,9653.4%84.9%
12Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$59,248,7042.9%87.8%
13Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$52,480,0892.6%90.4%
14Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$49,228,4262.4%92.8%
15Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$35,905,1681.8%94.5%
16Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$34,894,1461.7%96.2%
17Red River Parish, Louisiana$18,940,2520.9%97.2%
18Bossier Parish, Louisiana$16,197,9990.8%98.0%
19Grant Parish, Louisiana$15,982,0610.8%98.8%
20Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$14,086,9220.7%99.4%
21Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$3,064,8850.2%99.6%
22De Soto Parish, Louisiana$1,987,5170.1%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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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