Dairy Program Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $63.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving dairy program subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Dairy Program Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$16,632,75426.1%26.1%
2Chaves County, New Mexico$15,505,20924.3%50.4%
3Roosevelt County, New Mexico$12,298,21419.3%69.6%
4Dona Ana County, New Mexico$7,477,08111.7%81.4%
5Lea County, New Mexico$3,647,0745.7%87.1%
6Socorro County, New Mexico$2,396,7043.8%90.8%
7Valencia County, New Mexico$2,146,3143.4%94.2%
8Bernalillo County, New Mexico$1,342,4992.1%96.3%
9Eddy County, New Mexico$1,156,5601.8%98.1%
10Luna County, New Mexico$565,9780.9%99.0%
11Sierra County, New Mexico$431,8690.7%99.7%
12Torrance County, New Mexico$151,3270.2%99.9%
13Hidalgo County, New Mexico$35,2700.1%100.0%
14Lincoln County, New Mexico$6,1290.0%100.0%
15Santa Fe County, New Mexico$5,0240.0%100.0%
16San Juan County, New Mexico$3,8550.0%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.


Farm Subsidies Education