Rice Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving rice subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Rice Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Bolivar County, Mississippi$355,990,15827.2%27.2%
2Sunflower County, Mississippi$198,535,80515.2%42.3%
3Washington County, Mississippi$162,896,54312.4%54.8%
4Leflore County, Mississippi$101,821,9947.8%62.5%
5Coahoma County, Mississippi$99,717,4697.6%70.2%
6Tunica County, Mississippi$98,538,9787.5%77.7%
7Quitman County, Mississippi$85,638,6986.5%84.2%
8Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$72,409,0035.5%89.7%
9Humphreys County, Mississippi$38,084,7452.9%92.7%
10Sharkey County, Mississippi$35,802,3732.7%95.4%
11Panola County, Mississippi$16,449,9651.3%96.6%
12Issaquena County, Mississippi$13,315,9341.0%97.7%
13DeSoto County, Mississippi$6,652,2420.5%98.2%
14Grenada County, Mississippi$6,465,8440.5%98.7%
15Holmes County, Mississippi$6,361,9080.5%99.1%
16Yazoo County, Mississippi$6,359,8860.5%99.6%
17Tate County, Mississippi$3,285,9140.3%99.9%
18Madison County, Mississippi$820,5120.1%99.9%
19Hancock County, Mississippi$258,0380.0%100.0%
20Adams County, Mississippi$204,2910.0%100.0%
21Noxubee County, Mississippi$72,4720.0%100.0%
22Marion County, Mississippi$45,9510.0%100.0%
23Carroll County, Mississippi$42,7200.0%100.0%
24Wilkinson County, Mississippi$29,8900.0%100.0%
25Attala County, Mississippi$10,9630.0%100.0%
26Alcorn County, Mississippi$8,4570.0%100.0%
27Tippah County, Mississippi$4,0440.0%100.0%
28Jackson County, Mississippi$1,5360.0%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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