Sorghum Subsidies in Nebraska totaled $999 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 70 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%656$188,412,361$287,214
Top 2%31%1,313$296,876,987$226,106
Top 3%40%1,970$377,686,968$191,719
Top 4%47%2,627$441,877,001$168,206
Top 5%52%3,284$494,835,272$150,681
Top 6%57%3,941$539,807,194$136,972
Top 7%61%4,598$578,200,280$125,750
Top 8%65%5,255$611,260,132$116,320
Top 9%68%5,912$639,976,196$108,250
Top 10%70%6,569$665,254,102$101,272
Top 11%73%7,226$687,647,376$95,163
Top 12%75%7,883$707,706,526$89,776
Top 13%77%8,540$725,802,278$84,989
Top 14%78%9,197$742,241,072$80,705
Top 15%80%9,854$757,175,147$76,839
Top 16%81%10,511$770,797,625$73,332
Top 17%83%11,168$783,220,378$70,131
Top 18%84%11,825$794,593,184$67,196
Top 19%85%12,482$805,050,214$64,497
Top 20%86%13,139$814,675,164$62,004
Remaining 80% of recips.14%52,556$132,214,585$2,516

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

 

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