Commodity subsidies in New Mexico totaled $726 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$204,410,53128.2%28.2%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$135,222,12618.6%46.8%
3Lea County, New Mexico$67,583,9059.3%56.1%
4Chaves County, New Mexico$59,118,8818.1%64.3%
5Quay County, New Mexico$48,777,3176.7%71.0%
6Dona Ana County, New Mexico$41,194,5555.7%76.7%
7Union County, New Mexico$36,601,7225.0%81.7%
8Luna County, New Mexico$29,898,9774.1%85.8%
9San Juan County, New Mexico$25,570,5433.5%89.4%
10Eddy County, New Mexico$25,558,5313.5%92.9%
11Hidalgo County, New Mexico$17,977,5662.5%95.4%
12Torrance County, New Mexico$9,789,0061.3%96.7%
13Santa Fe County, New Mexico$2,889,6690.4%97.1%
14DeBaca County, New Mexico$2,594,1150.4%97.5%
15Socorro County, New Mexico$2,527,8580.3%97.8%
16Valencia County, New Mexico$2,342,9670.3%98.1%
17Harding County, New Mexico$1,811,3580.2%98.4%
18Lincoln County, New Mexico$1,590,2100.2%98.6%
19Sierra County, New Mexico$1,506,6830.2%98.8%
20Catron County, New Mexico$1,396,7670.2%99.0%
21Bernalillo County, New Mexico$1,310,7280.2%99.2%
22Otero County, New Mexico$1,272,6130.2%99.4%
23Colfax County, New Mexico$1,209,1570.2%99.5%
24McKinley County, New Mexico$971,4210.1%99.7%
25Guadalupe County, New Mexico$749,8620.1%99.8%
26Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$745,7380.1%99.9%
27Sandoval County, New Mexico$344,6960.0%99.9%
28Taos County, New Mexico$295,7880.0%100.0%
29San Miguel County, New Mexico$137,6780.0%100.0%
30Cibola County, New Mexico$103,4840.0%100.0%
31Mora County, New Mexico$47,7200.0%100.0%
32Grant County, New Mexico$8,6350.0%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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