Cotton Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $192 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
1Lea County, New Mexico$46,129,83024.1%24.1%
2Dona Ana County, New Mexico$26,206,57213.7%37.7%
3Eddy County, New Mexico$24,031,87512.5%50.3%
4Chaves County, New Mexico$23,112,05712.1%62.3%
5Roosevelt County, New Mexico$21,518,63111.2%73.6%
6Luna County, New Mexico$19,524,08910.2%83.8%
7Curry County, New Mexico$13,725,6207.2%90.9%
8Hidalgo County, New Mexico$8,567,4824.5%95.4%
9Quay County, New Mexico$8,415,2224.4%99.8%
10Sierra County, New Mexico$225,5060.1%99.9%
11Otero County, New Mexico$208,1470.1%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 April 30, 2019.


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