Cotton Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $193 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
1Lea County, New Mexico$46,927,12724.3%24.3%
2Dona Ana County, New Mexico$25,658,30013.3%37.6%
3Eddy County, New Mexico$24,023,20312.4%50.1%
4Chaves County, New Mexico$22,932,39111.9%61.9%
5Roosevelt County, New Mexico$22,052,49011.4%73.4%
6Luna County, New Mexico$19,499,81510.1%83.5%
7Curry County, New Mexico$13,983,5377.2%90.7%
8Quay County, New Mexico$8,947,7304.6%95.4%
9Hidalgo County, New Mexico$8,523,6604.4%99.8%
10Sierra County, New Mexico$215,0060.1%99.9%
11Otero County, New Mexico$208,1470.1%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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