Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Rhode Island Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Washington County, Rhode Island$1,277,14643.5%43.5%
2Newport County, Rhode Island$717,20024.4%68.0%
3Providence County, Rhode Island$631,12221.5%89.5%
4Kent County, Rhode Island$260,6338.9%98.4%
5Bristol County, Rhode Island$48,1081.6%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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