Sorghum Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $6.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Anderson County, South Carolina$687,88610.6%10.6%
2Lee County, South Carolina$422,9956.5%17.1%
3Laurens County, South Carolina$403,0816.2%23.3%
4Newberry County, South Carolina$399,4726.1%29.4%
5Orangeburg County, South Carolina$330,6515.1%34.5%
6Chesterfield County, South Carolina$322,3515.0%39.5%
7Saluda County, South Carolina$315,1084.8%44.3%
8Sumter County, South Carolina$270,7554.2%48.5%
9Florence County, South Carolina$258,8204.0%52.5%
10Chester County, South Carolina$258,2674.0%56.4%
11Darlington County, South Carolina$256,6873.9%60.4%
12York County, South Carolina$250,7523.9%64.2%
13Marlboro County, South Carolina$201,7283.1%67.3%
14Spartanburg County, South Carolina$186,6692.9%70.2%
15Clarendon County, South Carolina$163,0382.5%72.7%
16Aiken County, South Carolina$149,6132.3%75.0%
17Marion County, South Carolina$140,2912.2%77.2%
18Lexington County, South Carolina$135,3062.1%79.3%
19Dillon County, South Carolina$122,4541.9%81.1%
20Bamberg County, South Carolina$120,5211.9%83.0%
21Edgefield County, South Carolina$110,4291.7%84.7%
22Williamsburg County, South Carolina$105,6061.6%86.3%
23Oconee County, South Carolina$103,9591.6%87.9%
24Abbeville County, South Carolina$84,9511.3%89.2%
25Union County, South Carolina$78,1201.2%90.4%
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%93.2%
29Greenwood County, South Carolina$53,1240.8%94.0%
30Horry County, South Carolina$52,5040.8%94.9%
31Barnwell County, South Carolina$50,5980.8%95.6%
32Calhoun County, South Carolina$47,9190.7%96.4%
33Greenville County, South Carolina$46,1130.7%97.1%
34Kershaw County, South Carolina$36,0590.6%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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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