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

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$527,500,432
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$474,647,690
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$327,539,719
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$183,795,459
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$166,688,002
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$66,285,399
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$48,711,833
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$35,914,201
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$10,792,783
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$9,528,334
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$9,068,171
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$704,907
ACRE Direct Payments - Upland Cotton$479,277
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-111
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-11,439
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-25,511
Deficiency - Upcotton$-16,812,184

‡ 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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