Livestock Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $336 million from 1995-2019‡.

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

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
Pct of
1Chaves County, New Mexico$37,312,45011.1%11.1%
2Union County, New Mexico$23,901,6367.1%18.2%
3Lea County, New Mexico$21,769,3566.5%24.7%
4Torrance County, New Mexico$20,061,4066.0%30.7%
5Quay County, New Mexico$19,186,3675.7%36.4%
6Eddy County, New Mexico$15,297,7724.6%41.0%
7Roosevelt County, New Mexico$14,495,8744.3%45.3%
8DeBaca County, New Mexico$14,491,3944.3%49.6%
9Lincoln County, New Mexico$14,128,2284.2%53.8%
10Harding County, New Mexico$13,162,0933.9%57.7%
11Guadalupe County, New Mexico$12,701,8333.8%61.5%
12Curry County, New Mexico$12,520,6163.7%65.3%
13Grant County, New Mexico$11,039,5243.3%68.5%
14Colfax County, New Mexico$9,470,5432.8%71.4%
15Otero County, New Mexico$9,401,5482.8%74.2%
16Sierra County, New Mexico$8,604,6032.6%76.7%
17Socorro County, New Mexico$8,508,6832.5%79.3%
18Catron County, New Mexico$8,166,4082.4%81.7%
19Luna County, New Mexico$7,829,4272.3%84.0%
20San Miguel County, New Mexico$7,193,4182.1%86.2%
21Hidalgo County, New Mexico$6,638,9522.0%88.2%
22Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$6,376,5081.9%90.1%
23McKinley County, New Mexico$6,339,9471.9%91.9%
24San Juan County, New Mexico$5,161,9921.5%93.5%
25Sandoval County, New Mexico$5,087,3311.5%95.0%
26Mora County, New Mexico$4,682,3721.4%96.4%
27Cibola County, New Mexico$4,384,2381.3%97.7%
28Dona Ana County, New Mexico$3,228,3441.0%98.7%
29Valencia County, New Mexico$2,237,4610.7%99.3%
30Taos County, New Mexico$857,6890.3%99.6%
31Santa Fe County, New Mexico$813,7920.2%99.8%
32Bernalillo County, New Mexico$579,2850.2%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 October 31, 2019.


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