Commodity subsidies in New Mexico totaled $828 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$228,602,34027.6%27.6%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$147,994,24217.9%45.5%
3Lea County, New Mexico$74,852,9219.0%54.5%
4Chaves County, New Mexico$72,301,5448.7%63.2%
5Dona Ana County, New Mexico$53,910,4956.5%69.7%
6Quay County, New Mexico$52,661,3116.4%76.1%
7Union County, New Mexico$40,394,7414.9%81.0%
8Luna County, New Mexico$33,150,9944.0%85.0%
9Eddy County, New Mexico$27,080,8603.3%88.2%
10San Juan County, New Mexico$26,781,4523.2%91.5%
11Hidalgo County, New Mexico$19,397,1472.3%93.8%
12Torrance County, New Mexico$12,295,9611.5%95.3%
13Socorro County, New Mexico$5,925,9810.7%96.0%
14DeBaca County, New Mexico$4,306,7090.5%96.5%
15Valencia County, New Mexico$3,668,1340.4%97.0%
16Catron County, New Mexico$2,996,3640.4%97.3%
17Harding County, New Mexico$2,993,6230.4%97.7%
18Santa Fe County, New Mexico$2,932,4180.4%98.1%
19Sierra County, New Mexico$2,382,6430.3%98.3%
20Colfax County, New Mexico$2,228,2430.3%98.6%
21Lincoln County, New Mexico$2,132,1670.3%98.9%
22Otero County, New Mexico$1,994,8520.2%99.1%
23Bernalillo County, New Mexico$1,542,0610.2%99.3%
24Guadalupe County, New Mexico$1,350,1120.2%99.5%
25McKinley County, New Mexico$971,4210.1%99.6%
26Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$889,1590.1%99.7%
27Cibola County, New Mexico$825,4560.1%99.8%
28San Miguel County, New Mexico$512,4530.1%99.8%
29Grant County, New Mexico$428,3680.1%99.9%
30Sandoval County, New Mexico$357,3950.0%99.9%
31Taos County, New Mexico$346,1270.0%100.0%
32Mora County, New Mexico$166,6650.0%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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