Sorghum Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $6.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Anderson County, South Carolina$695,18010.7%10.7%
2Lee County, South Carolina$422,9956.5%17.2%
3Laurens County, South Carolina$403,0816.2%23.5%
4Newberry County, South Carolina$399,4726.2%29.6%
5Chesterfield County, South Carolina$321,8595.0%34.6%
6Orangeburg County, South Carolina$321,6485.0%39.5%
7Saluda County, South Carolina$311,9504.8%44.4%
8Sumter County, South Carolina$270,7554.2%48.5%
9Darlington County, South Carolina$263,2314.1%52.6%
10Chester County, South Carolina$260,5914.0%56.6%
11York County, South Carolina$250,7523.9%60.5%
12Florence County, South Carolina$250,3523.9%64.3%
13Spartanburg County, South Carolina$187,7772.9%67.2%
14Clarendon County, South Carolina$181,0472.8%70.0%
15Marlboro County, South Carolina$177,5792.7%72.8%
16Aiken County, South Carolina$146,0162.3%75.0%
17Marion County, South Carolina$140,2912.2%77.2%
18Lexington County, South Carolina$134,9392.1%79.3%
19Bamberg County, South Carolina$120,5211.9%81.1%
20Dillon County, South Carolina$118,7721.8%82.9%
21Williamsburg County, South Carolina$110,7961.7%84.7%
22Edgefield County, South Carolina$110,4291.7%86.4%
23Oconee County, South Carolina$103,9591.6%88.0%
24Abbeville County, South Carolina$84,9511.3%89.3%
25Union County, South Carolina$78,1201.2%90.5%
26Allendale County, South Carolina$69,3751.1%91.5%
27Hampton County, South Carolina$56,6490.9%92.4%
28Cherokee County, South Carolina$55,8980.9%93.3%
29Greenwood County, South Carolina$53,1240.8%94.1%
30Barnwell County, South Carolina$50,5980.8%94.9%
31Horry County, South Carolina$49,2300.8%95.6%
32Calhoun County, South Carolina$47,9190.7%96.4%
33Greenville County, South Carolina$46,1130.7%97.1%
34Kershaw County, South Carolina$34,6950.5%97.6%
35Jasper County, South Carolina$29,3240.5%98.1%
36Richland County, South Carolina$23,3130.4%98.4%
37McCormick County, South Carolina$21,9720.3%98.8%
38Colleton County, South Carolina$21,4570.3%99.1%
39Lancaster County, South Carolina$15,8100.2%99.4%
40Dorchester County, South Carolina$15,2030.2%99.6%
41Fairfield County, South Carolina$8,9510.1%99.7%
42Beaufort County, South Carolina$7,3600.1%99.8%
43Georgetown County, South Carolina$4,7550.1%99.9%
44Pickens County, South Carolina$4,2520.1%100.0%
45Berkeley County, South Carolina$1,3710.0%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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