Cotton Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $767 million from 1995-2019‡.

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$168,075,699
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$154,024,079
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$99,369,594
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$72,043,478
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$37,172,814
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$14,516,064
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$14,475,769
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$11,666,371
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$11,406,748
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$9,599,225
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$1,627,982
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$226,192
ACRE Direct Payments - Upland Cotton$1,340
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-20
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-6,280
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-14,954
Loan Def. Refund - Upland Cotton$-26,599
Deficiency - Upcotton$-2,920,757

‡ 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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