Rice Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving rice subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Rice Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Acadia Parish, Louisiana$427,892,20416.9%16.9%
2Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$384,223,06015.2%32.0%
3Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$375,902,94114.8%46.9%
4Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$230,122,5689.1%55.9%
5Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$192,228,7147.6%63.5%
6Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$107,960,3214.3%67.8%
7Allen Parish, Louisiana$105,522,1844.2%71.9%
8Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$99,041,2603.9%75.8%
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$80,026,1583.2%79.0%
10Cameron Parish, Louisiana$70,204,4332.8%81.8%
11Richland Parish, Louisiana$56,450,7062.2%84.0%
12Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$52,499,1292.1%86.1%
13Concordia Parish, Louisiana$50,059,5202.0%88.0%
14Madison Parish, Louisiana$38,575,3041.5%89.6%
15Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$35,868,5371.4%91.0%
16West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$33,027,6661.3%92.3%
17Rapides Parish, Louisiana$32,033,2371.3%93.5%
18Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$27,889,3281.1%94.6%
19Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$24,967,3711.0%95.6%
20Tensas Parish, Louisiana$20,526,8030.8%96.4%
21Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$19,594,4830.8%97.2%
22Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$17,632,9690.7%97.9%
23Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$13,986,3780.6%98.4%
24Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$10,847,5770.4%98.9%
25Franklin Parish, Louisiana$10,682,3140.4%99.3%
26Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$9,225,8840.4%99.7%
27Iberia Parish, Louisiana$6,554,0260.3%99.9%
28Red River Parish, Louisiana$1,203,6850.0%100.0%
29Bossier Parish, Louisiana$335,1670.0%100.0%
30Caddo Parish, Louisiana$265,7730.0%100.0%
31Iberville Parish, Louisiana$157,3580.0%100.0%
32La Salle Parish, Louisiana$89,5300.0%100.0%
33Ascension Parish, Louisiana$28,8390.0%100.0%
34Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$6,8030.0%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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