Wheat Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $259 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$118,345,92645.6%45.6%
2Quay County, New Mexico$49,190,83719.0%64.6%
3Roosevelt County, New Mexico$49,106,47718.9%83.5%
4Union County, New Mexico$16,815,8366.5%90.0%
5Lea County, New Mexico$6,560,9622.5%92.6%
6San Juan County, New Mexico$4,247,3001.6%94.2%
7Dona Ana County, New Mexico$2,894,3141.1%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$1,649,2200.6%97.8%
11Harding County, New Mexico$1,078,2790.4%98.3%
12Colfax County, New Mexico$1,026,2270.4%98.7%
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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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