Wheat Subsidies in Montana totaled $3.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Montana Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Chouteau County, Montana$416,696,58311.0%11.0%
2Hill County, Montana$326,390,2598.6%19.7%
3Valley County, Montana$197,433,0215.2%24.9%
4Sheridan County, Montana$190,370,0375.0%30.0%
5Roosevelt County, Montana$184,732,6794.9%34.9%
6Liberty County, Montana$172,005,7724.6%39.4%
7Pondera County, Montana$169,620,4114.5%43.9%
8Toole County, Montana$158,441,7744.2%48.1%
9Blaine County, Montana$145,425,1133.9%52.0%
10Daniels County, Montana$139,530,0003.7%55.7%
11Teton County, Montana$138,795,4153.7%59.3%
12Fergus County, Montana$127,969,6623.4%62.7%
13McCone County, Montana$126,471,0053.4%66.1%
14Cascade County, Montana$118,325,0943.1%69.2%
15Glacier County, Montana$107,524,8022.8%72.1%
16Phillips County, Montana$96,324,2652.6%74.6%
17Dawson County, Montana$96,081,5762.5%77.2%
18Richland County, Montana$95,537,2212.5%79.7%
19Big Horn County, Montana$85,671,0042.3%82.0%
20Yellowstone County, Montana$67,968,2081.8%83.8%
21Judith Basin County, Montana$61,556,7641.6%85.4%
22Garfield County, Montana$60,090,0201.6%87.0%
23Gallatin County, Montana$37,528,1831.0%88.0%
24Rosebud County, Montana$37,130,3211.0%89.0%
25Broadwater County, Montana$36,100,9411.0%89.9%
26Stillwater County, Montana$32,231,2740.9%90.8%
27Fallon County, Montana$31,776,8570.8%91.6%
28Carter County, Montana$29,183,8440.8%92.4%
29Wibaux County, Montana$27,571,9210.7%93.1%
30Wheatland County, Montana$25,749,0910.7%93.8%
31Golden Valley County, Montana$25,275,8730.7%94.5%
32Custer County, Montana$23,687,1190.6%95.1%
33Prairie County, Montana$23,310,0970.6%95.7%
34Musselshell County, Montana$20,905,0730.6%96.3%
35Powder River County, Montana$18,566,0370.5%96.8%
36Lake County, Montana$15,163,0450.4%97.2%
37Petroleum County, Montana$15,015,2610.4%97.6%
38Flathead County, Montana$14,017,2370.4%97.9%
39Carbon County, Montana$12,973,4460.3%98.3%
40Lewis and Clark County, Montana$10,809,9520.3%98.6%
41Madison County, Montana$9,909,0980.3%98.8%
42Beaverhead County, Montana$9,408,1540.2%99.1%
43Park County, Montana$8,533,6730.2%99.3%
44Meagher County, Montana$8,011,3930.2%99.5%
45Treasure County, Montana$6,680,9800.2%99.7%
46Sweet Grass County, Montana$2,199,2990.1%99.7%
47Missoula County, Montana$1,638,5430.0%99.8%
48Sanders County, Montana$1,608,8480.0%99.8%
49Powell County, Montana$1,590,4790.0%99.9%
50Jefferson County, Montana$1,341,7440.0%99.9%
51Deer Lodge County, Montana$1,259,5640.0%99.9%
52Ravalli County, Montana$1,180,7810.0%100.0%
53Mineral County, Montana$504,9160.0%100.0%
54Granite County, Montana$301,5540.0%100.0%
55Silver Bow County, Montana$52,9980.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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