Total Livestock Indemnity Program payments in New Mexico totaled $18.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Total Livestock Indemnity Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Livestock Indemnity Program
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$5,122,13027.5%27.5%
2Chaves County, New Mexico$4,088,10822.0%49.5%
3Catron County, New Mexico$2,327,99512.5%62.0%
4Roosevelt County, New Mexico$1,327,8667.1%69.2%
5Union County, New Mexico$1,286,1816.9%76.1%
6Torrance County, New Mexico$1,037,9555.6%81.7%
7Lea County, New Mexico$631,9903.4%85.1%
8Quay County, New Mexico$431,0362.3%87.4%
9Lincoln County, New Mexico$377,7072.0%89.4%
10Otero County, New Mexico$350,3271.9%91.3%
11Sandoval County, New Mexico$291,4871.6%92.9%
12Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$182,5581.0%93.9%
13Guadalupe County, New Mexico$152,1190.8%94.7%
14McKinley County, New Mexico$143,9250.8%95.5%
15DeBaca County, New Mexico$135,5050.7%96.2%
16Colfax County, New Mexico$119,2760.6%96.8%
17Socorro County, New Mexico$99,5850.5%97.4%
18Eddy County, New Mexico$95,8910.5%97.9%
19Sierra County, New Mexico$92,8760.5%98.4%
20Harding County, New Mexico$64,1530.3%98.7%
21San Miguel County, New Mexico$55,0030.3%99.0%
22San Juan County, New Mexico$45,2350.2%99.3%
23Taos County, New Mexico$39,2060.2%99.5%
24Mora County, New Mexico$29,2500.2%99.6%
25Santa Fe County, New Mexico$27,4180.1%99.8%
26Valencia County, New Mexico$23,2770.1%99.9%
27Dona Ana County, New Mexico$6,9150.0%99.9%
28Grant County, New Mexico$6,1080.0%100.0%
29Cibola County, New Mexico$4,1610.0%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.


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