Rice Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $6.4 million in 2019

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving rice subsidies, 2019

Rank County Rice Subsidies
Pct of
1Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$1,281,22219.9%19.9%
2Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$824,61712.8%32.7%
3Acadia Parish, Louisiana$569,0428.8%41.5%
4Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$524,2798.1%49.6%
5Richland Parish, Louisiana$474,2587.4%57.0%
6Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$409,1206.3%63.3%
7Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$277,0954.3%67.6%
8Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$242,8233.8%71.4%
9Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$229,3733.6%75.0%
10Cameron Parish, Louisiana$207,5293.2%78.2%
11Allen Parish, Louisiana$186,9932.9%81.1%
12Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$162,4852.5%83.6%
13Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$152,5382.4%86.0%
14Tensas Parish, Louisiana$150,8132.3%88.3%
15Madison Parish, Louisiana$146,5242.3%90.6%
16Concordia Parish, Louisiana$136,4312.1%92.7%
17Rapides Parish, Louisiana$116,5011.8%94.5%
18Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$108,2881.7%96.2%
19Franklin Parish, Louisiana$91,0061.4%97.6%
20East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$73,6231.1%98.7%
21Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$34,5230.5%99.3%
22Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$15,3960.2%99.5%
23Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$12,7710.2%99.7%
24Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$10,5360.2%99.9%
25West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$6,4340.1%100.0%
26Iberia Parish, Louisiana$2,2400.0%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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