Dairy Program Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $16.3 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving dairy program subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Dairy Program Subsidies
Pct of
1Newberry County, South Carolina$3,448,21321.2%21.2%
2Orangeburg County, South Carolina$2,536,96915.6%36.8%
3Bamberg County, South Carolina$1,700,71110.5%47.2%
4Saluda County, South Carolina$1,499,8709.2%56.5%
5Laurens County, South Carolina$1,108,4236.8%63.3%
6Spartanburg County, South Carolina$1,035,9806.4%69.7%
7Anderson County, South Carolina$857,5515.3%74.9%
8York County, South Carolina$611,7213.8%78.7%
9Edgefield County, South Carolina$605,4543.7%82.4%
10Chester County, South Carolina$501,1253.1%85.5%
11Abbeville County, South Carolina$398,9612.5%87.9%
12Sumter County, South Carolina$373,8302.3%90.2%
13Greenville County, South Carolina$339,9742.1%92.3%
14Darlington County, South Carolina$286,3581.8%94.1%
15Oconee County, South Carolina$280,0421.7%95.8%
16Dorchester County, South Carolina$185,8691.1%97.0%
17Lexington County, South Carolina$171,5951.1%98.0%
18Barnwell County, South Carolina$103,7930.6%98.6%
19Pickens County, South Carolina$99,9860.6%99.3%
20Fairfield County, South Carolina$94,2660.6%99.8%
21Greenwood County, South Carolina$14,5340.1%99.9%
22Aiken County, South Carolina$5,7240.0%100.0%
23Florence County, South Carolina$3,3280.0%100.0%
24Lancaster County, South Carolina$1,9960.0%100.0%
25Marion County, South Carolina$6270.0%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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