Livestock Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $360 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
Pct of
1Chaves County, New Mexico$41,945,26011.7%11.7%
2Union County, New Mexico$24,359,0736.8%18.4%
3Lea County, New Mexico$22,433,8096.2%24.7%
4Torrance County, New Mexico$20,312,9375.6%30.3%
5Quay County, New Mexico$19,408,8525.4%35.7%
6Roosevelt County, New Mexico$17,358,9144.8%40.5%
7Curry County, New Mexico$16,076,9704.5%45.0%
8Eddy County, New Mexico$15,924,0384.4%49.4%
9DeBaca County, New Mexico$14,500,2994.0%53.5%
10Lincoln County, New Mexico$14,343,2634.0%57.5%
11Harding County, New Mexico$13,175,5773.7%61.1%
12Guadalupe County, New Mexico$12,933,3453.6%64.7%
13Grant County, New Mexico$11,058,6623.1%67.8%
14Colfax County, New Mexico$10,261,1572.9%70.6%
15Otero County, New Mexico$9,829,0482.7%73.4%
16Catron County, New Mexico$9,574,6272.7%76.0%
17Socorro County, New Mexico$9,452,7642.6%78.7%
18Sierra County, New Mexico$8,834,4352.5%81.1%
19Luna County, New Mexico$7,948,8472.2%83.3%
20Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$7,845,6952.2%85.5%
21San Miguel County, New Mexico$7,774,8752.2%87.7%
22Hidalgo County, New Mexico$6,645,8321.8%89.5%
23McKinley County, New Mexico$6,626,7211.8%91.4%
24San Juan County, New Mexico$5,827,4031.6%93.0%
25Sandoval County, New Mexico$5,606,7861.6%94.5%
26Mora County, New Mexico$5,116,8741.4%96.0%
27Cibola County, New Mexico$4,751,1331.3%97.3%
28Dona Ana County, New Mexico$4,422,0331.2%98.5%
29Valencia County, New Mexico$2,664,7680.7%99.3%
30Taos County, New Mexico$1,138,9750.3%99.6%
31Santa Fe County, New Mexico$877,2310.2%99.8%
32Bernalillo County, New Mexico$680,8220.2%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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