Sorghum Subsidies in New York totaled $91,530 from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in New York Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
Pct of
1Rensselaer County, New York$19,71821.5%21.5%
2Cattaraugus County, New York$15,63317.1%38.6%
3Livingston County, New York$12,42813.6%52.2%
4Orange County, New York$8,6089.4%61.6%
5Columbia County, New York$8,1758.9%70.5%
6Oneida County, New York$7,3608.0%78.6%
7Suffolk County, New York$3,8004.2%82.7%
8Wayne County, New York$3,0203.3%86.0%
9Delaware County, New York$2,4052.6%88.7%
10Jefferson County, New York$1,6801.8%90.5%
11Steuben County, New York$1,6621.8%92.3%
12Niagara County, New York$1,2601.4%93.7%
13Chenango County, New York$1,2471.4%95.0%
14Wyoming County, New York$1,1621.3%96.3%
15Ulster County, New York$1,0041.1%97.4%
16Oswego County, New York$9351.0%98.4%
17Ontario County, New York$4630.5%98.9%
18Dutchess County, New York$4240.5%99.4%
19Yates County, New York$2430.3%99.7%
20Orleans County, New York$1280.1%99.8%
21Chemung County, New York$890.1%99.9%
22Allegany County, New York$380.0%99.9%
23Chautauqua County, New York$360.0%100.0%
24Otsego County, New York$90.0%100.0%
25Erie County, New York$30.0%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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