Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $183.7 billion from 1995-2014.

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Counties in the United States Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2014

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2014
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Colusa County, California$725,494,3390.4%0.4%
2Fresno County, California$658,613,8130.4%0.8%
3Poinsett County, Arkansas$577,554,7970.3%1.1%
4Wharton County, Texas$534,539,0340.3%1.4%
5Kern County, California$534,509,4140.3%1.6%
6Gaines County, Texas$514,891,0800.3%1.9%
7Bolivar County, Mississippi$505,467,6910.3%2.2%
8Sutter County, California$491,513,7500.3%2.5%
9Maricopa County, Arizona$483,310,7740.3%2.7%
10Craighead County, Arkansas$473,884,5140.3%3.0%
11McLean County, Illinois$471,456,0160.3%3.3%
12Mississippi County, Arkansas$470,946,4790.3%3.5%
13Hale County, Texas$462,817,4830.3%3.8%
14Tulare County, California$461,386,6880.3%4.0%
15Whitman County, Washington$458,266,2770.2%4.3%
16Arkansas County, Arkansas$453,936,6710.2%4.5%
17Butte County, California$453,506,9760.2%4.8%
18Stoddard County, Missouri$446,760,3240.2%5.0%
19Glenn County, California$444,562,6610.2%5.2%
20Pinal County, Arizona$441,722,6420.2%5.5%
21Kings County, California$439,806,5190.2%5.7%
22Washington County, Mississippi$434,275,1140.2%6.0%
23Iroquois County, Illinois$429,216,7350.2%6.2%
24Kossuth County, Iowa$416,533,3570.2%6.4%
25Cross County, Arkansas$406,788,3510.2%6.6%
26Livingston County, Illinois$404,369,7980.2%6.9%
27Champaign County, Illinois$397,510,3180.2%7.1%
28Sunflower County, Mississippi$393,306,0270.2%7.3%
29La Salle County, Illinois$392,967,1900.2%7.5%
30Lonoke County, Arkansas$384,353,0440.2%7.7%
31Clay County, Arkansas$383,505,6640.2%7.9%
32New Madrid County, Missouri$379,226,0970.2%8.1%
33Cass County, North Dakota$378,578,5270.2%8.3%
34Jackson County, Arkansas$365,618,6210.2%8.5%
35Acadia Parish, Louisiana$362,918,1520.2%8.7%
36Coahoma County, Mississippi$358,794,8560.2%8.9%
37Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$345,563,1300.2%9.1%
38Dawson County, Texas$344,294,0960.2%9.3%
39Bureau County, Illinois$343,867,7760.2%9.5%
40Phillips County, Arkansas$341,951,9270.2%9.7%
41Lawrence County, Arkansas$340,091,9830.2%9.9%
42Merced County, California$338,463,9100.2%10.0%
43Leflore County, Mississippi$336,627,4290.2%10.2%
44Desha County, Arkansas$335,975,4040.2%10.4%
45Jefferson County, Arkansas$335,289,1300.2%10.6%
46Parmer County, Texas$333,480,2930.2%10.8%
47Lamb County, Texas$331,599,8420.2%11.0%
48Yuma County, Colorado$331,479,5860.2%11.1%
49Renville County, Minnesota$327,678,6490.2%11.3%
50Sioux County, Iowa$327,295,1840.2%11.5%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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