Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.7 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Rhode Island Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Washington County, Rhode Island$1,229,52945.4%45.4%
2Newport County, Rhode Island$675,60824.9%70.3%
3Providence County, Rhode Island$578,72021.4%91.7%
4Kent County, Rhode Island$178,1076.6%98.2%
5Bristol County, Rhode Island$47,7631.8%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 October 31, 2019.

 

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