Corn Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $152 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving corn subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Corn Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$46,038,80630.4%30.4%
2Union County, New Mexico$28,697,13318.9%49.3%
3Roosevelt County, New Mexico$19,653,97013.0%62.3%
4San Juan County, New Mexico$17,303,48111.4%73.7%
5Chaves County, New Mexico$8,557,9555.6%79.3%
6Dona Ana County, New Mexico$7,043,0934.6%84.0%
7Torrance County, New Mexico$6,894,0864.5%88.5%
8Lea County, New Mexico$6,222,9434.1%92.6%
9Hidalgo County, New Mexico$2,934,8221.9%94.5%
10Santa Fe County, New Mexico$2,469,7011.6%96.2%
11Luna County, New Mexico$2,220,1591.5%97.6%
12Quay County, New Mexico$2,014,2441.3%99.0%
13Sierra County, New Mexico$583,2920.4%99.4%
14Eddy County, New Mexico$525,3170.3%99.7%
15Valencia County, New Mexico$270,9340.2%99.9%
16Otero County, New Mexico$41,4900.0%99.9%
17Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$41,4380.0%99.9%
18DeBaca County, New Mexico$33,1910.0%100.0%
19Socorro County, New Mexico$21,7220.0%100.0%
20Harding County, New Mexico$19,4090.0%100.0%
21San Miguel County, New Mexico$13,2400.0%100.0%
22Colfax County, New Mexico$9,8070.0%100.0%
23Guadalupe County, New Mexico$2,8560.0%100.0%
24Cibola County, New Mexico$1,3150.0%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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