USDA subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $21.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Rhode Island by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Rhode Island NRCS$7,220,41233.9%33.9%
2Providence County, Rhode Island$5,301,65324.9%58.9%
3Washington County, Rhode Island$4,151,14219.5%78.4%
4Newport County, Rhode Island$3,012,83414.2%92.6%
5Kent County, Rhode Island$974,5654.6%97.1%
6Bristol County, Rhode Island$569,2612.7%99.8%

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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