Wheat Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $256 million from 1995-2019‡.

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

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$117,021,14945.7%45.7%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$48,519,96618.9%64.6%
3Quay County, New Mexico$48,185,30818.8%83.4%
4Union County, New Mexico$16,714,4566.5%89.9%
5Lea County, New Mexico$6,553,7352.6%92.5%
6San Juan County, New Mexico$4,247,3001.7%94.1%
7Dona Ana County, New Mexico$2,907,8961.1%95.3%
8Luna County, New Mexico$2,847,7991.1%96.4%
9Hidalgo County, New Mexico$2,036,1560.8%97.2%
10Chaves County, New Mexico$1,650,3450.6%97.8%
11Harding County, New Mexico$1,078,2790.4%98.2%
12Colfax County, New Mexico$1,026,2270.4%98.6%
13DeBaca County, New Mexico$978,6040.4%99.0%
14Torrance County, New Mexico$887,1580.3%99.4%
15Eddy County, New Mexico$464,6480.2%99.5%
16Santa Fe County, New Mexico$348,1810.1%99.7%
17Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$320,7550.1%99.8%
18Sierra County, New Mexico$313,2300.1%99.9%
19San Miguel County, New Mexico$56,6280.0%99.9%
20Taos County, New Mexico$54,3400.0%100.0%
21Guadalupe County, New Mexico$45,5600.0%100.0%
22Otero County, New Mexico$15,8520.0%100.0%
23Mora County, New Mexico$8,7070.0%100.0%
24Cibola County, New Mexico$2,6230.0%100.0%
25Socorro County, New Mexico$2,1840.0%100.0%
26Valencia County, New Mexico$1,2870.0%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 April 30, 2019.


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