Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.6 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Rhode Island Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Washington County, Rhode Island$1,201,58745.9%45.9%
2Newport County, Rhode Island$657,77625.1%71.0%
3Providence County, Rhode Island$541,49520.7%91.6%
4Kent County, Rhode Island$171,9456.6%98.2%
5Bristol County, Rhode Island$47,5661.8%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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