Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $4.9 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Acadia Parish, Louisiana$421,318,7408.6%8.6%
2Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$380,501,5127.8%16.4%
3Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$372,904,5617.6%24.0%
4Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$365,888,8237.5%31.5%
5Tensas Parish, Louisiana$306,126,8886.3%37.7%
6Franklin Parish, Louisiana$268,526,9775.5%43.2%
7East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$250,698,8955.1%48.4%
8Madison Parish, Louisiana$242,305,3775.0%53.3%
9Richland Parish, Louisiana$239,766,1974.9%58.2%
10Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$228,214,7514.7%62.9%
11Concordia Parish, Louisiana$193,015,5483.9%66.8%
12Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$188,022,8823.8%70.7%
13Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$163,897,1213.3%74.0%
14Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$128,876,9902.6%76.6%
15West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$119,031,7622.4%79.1%
16Rapides Parish, Louisiana$115,581,9212.4%81.4%
17Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$103,952,1922.1%83.6%
18Allen Parish, Louisiana$101,630,7572.1%85.6%
19Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$96,969,0632.0%87.6%
20Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$92,252,2521.9%89.5%
21Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$86,862,0401.8%91.3%
22Cameron Parish, Louisiana$76,649,2851.6%92.8%
23Caddo Parish, Louisiana$74,121,7931.5%94.4%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$41,282,0020.8%95.2%
25Red River Parish, Louisiana$29,739,1780.6%95.8%
26Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$28,681,3440.6%96.4%
27Bossier Parish, Louisiana$22,422,4170.5%96.9%
28Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$21,378,0770.4%97.3%
29Grant Parish, Louisiana$17,628,4260.4%97.7%
30Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$17,350,4410.4%98.0%
31Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$14,861,0900.3%98.3%
32Washington Parish, Louisiana$10,753,1630.2%98.5%
33Iberville Parish, Louisiana$9,088,3720.2%98.7%
34Iberia Parish, Louisiana$7,833,8130.2%98.9%
35Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$7,808,2150.2%99.0%
36Jefferson Parish, Louisiana$6,444,8830.1%99.2%
37West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$6,212,4440.1%99.3%
38De Soto Parish, Louisiana$5,469,5600.1%99.4%
39Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$3,514,4720.1%99.5%
40Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$3,508,0590.1%99.5%
41Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$2,237,5220.0%99.6%
42West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$2,089,1990.0%99.6%
43Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana$1,671,3310.0%99.7%
44La Salle Parish, Louisiana$1,580,7220.0%99.7%
45East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$1,552,8520.0%99.7%
46Ascension Parish, Louisiana$1,445,3310.0%99.8%
47Saint James Parish, Louisiana$1,405,0550.0%99.8%
48Orleans Parish, Louisiana$1,286,4170.0%99.8%
49Bienville Parish, Louisiana$1,164,8010.0%99.8%
50East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$1,123,3850.0%99.9%
51Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$1,063,8830.0%99.9%
52Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$995,2290.0%99.9%
53Webster Parish, Louisiana$976,8470.0%99.9%
54Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$826,3650.0%99.9%
55Assumption Parish, Louisiana$682,4620.0%100.0%
56Sabine Parish, Louisiana$523,5740.0%100.0%
57Livingston Parish, Louisiana$508,3670.0%100.0%
58Vernon Parish, Louisiana$298,5750.0%100.0%
59Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$197,0990.0%100.0%
60Winn Parish, Louisiana$189,6190.0%100.0%
61Union Parish, Louisiana$116,0110.0%100.0%
62Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$114,7070.0%100.0%
63Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$68,4890.0%100.0%
64Jackson Parish, Louisiana$19,3210.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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