Sorghum Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $153 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 69 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%55$24,591,530$447,119
Top 2%31%111$39,495,100$355,812
Top 3%40%167$50,292,536$301,153
Top 4%46%223$58,379,819$261,793
Top 5%52%279$65,043,183$233,130
Top 6%56%335$70,645,959$210,883
Top 7%60%391$75,480,744$193,045
Top 8%63%447$79,794,074$178,510
Top 9%66%503$83,653,756$166,310
Top 10%69%559$87,036,967$155,701
Top 11%71%615$90,040,597$146,407
Top 12%73%670$92,743,682$138,423
Top 13%75%726$95,256,096$131,207
Top 14%77%782$97,515,976$124,701
Top 15%79%838$99,563,490$118,811
Top 16%80%894$101,420,902$113,446
Top 17%82%950$103,099,309$108,526
Top 18%83%1,006$104,619,188$103,995
Top 19%84%1,062$106,022,145$99,833
Top 20%85%1,118$107,337,801$96,009
Remaining 80% of recips.15%4,473$18,852,908$4,215

‡ 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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