Sorghum Subsidies in Maryland totaled $5.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 63 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%15$742,630$49,509
Top 2%29%30$1,126,960$37,565
Top 3%36%46$1,399,553$30,425
Top 4%42%61$1,597,181$26,183
Top 5%46%76$1,774,131$23,344
Top 6%51%92$1,940,507$21,092
Top 7%54%107$2,079,999$19,439
Top 8%58%123$2,212,758$17,990
Top 9%60%138$2,322,380$16,829
Top 10%63%153$2,424,263$15,845
Top 11%66%169$2,520,722$14,916
Top 12%68%184$2,602,563$14,144
Top 13%70%199$2,679,721$13,466
Top 14%72%215$2,756,133$12,819
Top 15%73%230$2,821,914$12,269
Top 16%75%246$2,886,841$11,735
Top 17%77%261$2,944,776$11,283
Top 18%78%276$2,998,884$10,866
Top 19%80%292$3,052,851$10,455
Top 20%81%307$3,099,393$10,096
Remaining 80% of recips.19%1,231$740,743$602

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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