Sorghum Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $82.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Quitman County, Mississippi$7,703,9749.3%9.3%
2Washington County, Mississippi$6,292,8977.6%16.9%
3Sunflower County, Mississippi$5,707,9406.9%23.8%
4Tunica County, Mississippi$4,810,1805.8%29.6%
5Yazoo County, Mississippi$4,653,1275.6%35.3%
6Leflore County, Mississippi$4,576,7775.5%40.8%
7Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$4,261,6535.2%46.0%
8Bolivar County, Mississippi$4,171,2305.0%51.0%
9Coahoma County, Mississippi$3,745,4894.5%55.5%
10Calhoun County, Mississippi$3,501,0894.2%59.8%
11Panola County, Mississippi$3,289,1734.0%63.7%
12Humphreys County, Mississippi$2,129,9902.6%66.3%
13Sharkey County, Mississippi$1,948,0802.4%68.7%
14Marshall County, Mississippi$1,668,9902.0%70.7%
15Holmes County, Mississippi$1,364,3081.6%72.3%
16Issaquena County, Mississippi$1,321,3541.6%73.9%
17Monroe County, Mississippi$1,274,2521.5%75.5%
18Prentiss County, Mississippi$1,271,0771.5%77.0%
19DeSoto County, Mississippi$1,214,4281.5%78.5%
20Alcorn County, Mississippi$1,165,3131.4%79.9%
21Noxubee County, Mississippi$1,026,0771.2%81.1%
22Union County, Mississippi$1,020,0991.2%82.4%
23Yalobusha County, Mississippi$912,7021.1%83.5%
24Pontotoc County, Mississippi$896,5351.1%84.6%
25Tate County, Mississippi$841,3761.0%85.6%
26Benton County, Mississippi$775,0820.9%86.5%
27Chickasaw County, Mississippi$761,5010.9%87.4%
28Carroll County, Mississippi$742,5040.9%88.3%
29Lafayette County, Mississippi$725,5600.9%89.2%
30Clay County, Mississippi$721,0170.9%90.1%
31Tippah County, Mississippi$647,6720.8%90.9%
32Madison County, Mississippi$618,5000.7%91.6%
33Hinds County, Mississippi$584,4670.7%92.3%
34Lowndes County, Mississippi$577,4430.7%93.0%
35Lee County, Mississippi$484,9360.6%93.6%
36Webster County, Mississippi$467,1360.6%94.2%
37Grenada County, Mississippi$407,9740.5%94.7%
38Warren County, Mississippi$356,1710.4%95.1%
39Choctaw County, Mississippi$350,6310.4%95.5%
40Claiborne County, Mississippi$291,4870.4%95.9%
41Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$272,6790.3%96.2%
42Montgomery County, Mississippi$269,6900.3%96.5%
43Adams County, Mississippi$247,5070.3%96.8%
44Copiah County, Mississippi$196,8500.2%97.1%
45Neshoba County, Mississippi$177,7240.2%97.3%
46Leake County, Mississippi$176,1840.2%97.5%
47Tishomingo County, Mississippi$168,4430.2%97.7%
48Itawamba County, Mississippi$141,1700.2%97.9%
49Attala County, Mississippi$133,6600.2%98.0%
50Newton County, Mississippi$128,8680.2%98.2%
51Kemper County, Mississippi$113,1940.1%98.3%
52Winston County, Mississippi$112,4880.1%98.5%
53Scott County, Mississippi$103,8240.1%98.6%
54Forrest County, Mississippi$95,6310.1%98.7%
55Jasper County, Mississippi$94,7010.1%98.8%
56Jefferson County, Mississippi$90,3060.1%98.9%
57Perry County, Mississippi$90,2500.1%99.0%
58Simpson County, Mississippi$77,1950.1%99.1%
59Lincoln County, Mississippi$71,7440.1%99.2%
60Rankin County, Mississippi$68,2250.1%99.3%
61George County, Mississippi$67,4270.1%99.4%
62Jones County, Mississippi$49,7510.1%99.4%
63Franklin County, Mississippi$48,4280.1%99.5%
64Walthall County, Mississippi$48,0460.1%99.5%
65Lawrence County, Mississippi$46,6190.1%99.6%
66Stone County, Mississippi$38,8940.0%99.6%
67Hancock County, Mississippi$37,3870.0%99.7%
68Wilkinson County, Mississippi$30,9610.0%99.7%
69Pearl River County, Mississippi$30,8440.0%99.8%
70Marion County, Mississippi$27,8710.0%99.8%
71Clarke County, Mississippi$26,5470.0%99.8%
72Pike County, Mississippi$24,8630.0%99.9%
73Amite County, Mississippi$23,1890.0%99.9%
74Covington County, Mississippi$21,7570.0%99.9%
75Smith County, Mississippi$17,1270.0%99.9%
76Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$11,0180.0%100.0%
77Jackson County, Mississippi$9,0570.0%100.0%
78Harrison County, Mississippi$8,0800.0%100.0%
79Lamar County, Mississippi$6,2590.0%100.0%
80Lauderdale County, Mississippi$6,2160.0%100.0%
81Greene County, Mississippi$5,4100.0%100.0%
82Wayne County, Mississippi$3,5980.0%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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