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

Counties in Maryland Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
Pct of
1Dorchester County, Maryland$2,101,38439.9%39.9%
2Caroline County, Maryland$1,154,89421.9%61.8%
3Wicomico County, Maryland$718,13413.6%75.4%
4Talbot County, Maryland$286,8765.4%80.8%
5Charles County, Maryland$194,0723.7%84.5%
6Queen Anne's County, Maryland$138,2672.6%87.1%
7Somerset County, Maryland$127,8652.4%89.5%
8Kent County, Maryland$107,9812.0%91.6%
9Worcester County, Maryland$104,1642.0%93.6%
10Saint Mary's County, Maryland$75,9711.4%95.0%
11Washington County, Maryland$75,9091.4%96.5%
12Prince George's County, Maryland$45,1840.9%97.3%
13Frederick County, Maryland$38,6390.7%98.0%
14Carroll County, Maryland$26,4630.5%98.5%
15Baltimore County, Maryland$23,7170.4%99.0%
16Montgomery County, Maryland$16,7000.3%99.3%
17Allegany County, Maryland$13,5180.3%99.6%
18Garrett County, Maryland$7,8060.1%99.7%
19Howard County, Maryland$5,2660.1%99.8%
20Calvert County, Maryland$4,8170.1%99.9%
21Harford County, Maryland$3,2010.1%100.0%
22Cecil County, Maryland$1,2140.0%100.0%
23Anne Arundel County, Maryland$5100.0%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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