Sorghum Subsidies in North Carolina totaled $13.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 74 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%112$3,148,805$28,114
Top 2%42%225$4,187,566$18,611
Top 3%49%338$4,889,329$14,465
Top 4%55%451$5,435,332$12,052
Top 5%59%564$5,882,001$10,429
Top 6%63%677$6,256,402$9,241
Top 7%66%790$6,574,589$8,322
Top 8%69%903$6,852,360$7,588
Top 9%72%1,016$7,095,777$6,984
Top 10%74%1,129$7,312,071$6,477
Top 11%76%1,241$7,503,897$6,047
Top 12%78%1,354$7,677,341$5,670
Top 13%79%1,467$7,833,561$5,340
Top 14%81%1,580$7,975,317$5,048
Top 15%82%1,693$8,105,819$4,788
Top 16%83%1,806$8,226,528$4,555
Top 17%84%1,919$8,338,477$4,345
Top 18%85%2,032$8,442,039$4,155
Top 19%86%2,145$8,537,800$3,980
Top 20%87%2,258$8,625,685$3,820
Remaining 80% of recips.13%9,032$1,277,288$141

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag