Cotton Subsidies in Tennessee totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Tennessee Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Haywood County, Tennessee$224,781,89814.1%14.1%
2Beltwide Cotton Cooperative$199,990,95912.6%26.7%
3Crockett County, Tennessee$184,548,66411.6%38.3%
4Lauderdale County, Tennessee$125,164,5117.9%46.2%
5Tipton County, Tennessee$120,028,5587.6%53.8%
6Gibson County, Tennessee$111,299,9897.0%60.8%
7Madison County, Tennessee$103,591,5246.5%67.3%
8Fayette County, Tennessee$102,183,3386.4%73.7%
9Dyer County, Tennessee$89,614,4215.6%79.4%
10Carroll County, Tennessee$55,572,0793.5%82.9%
11Shelby County, Tennessee$53,507,5843.4%86.2%
12National Quality Cotton Association$40,056,9662.5%88.7%
13Hardeman County, Tennessee$39,363,8792.5%91.2%
14Lake County, Tennessee$38,971,0552.5%93.7%
15Lincoln County, Tennessee$19,729,9201.2%94.9%
16McNairy County, Tennessee$11,282,8050.7%95.6%
17Obion County, Tennessee$10,919,3320.7%96.3%
18Franklin County, Tennessee$9,325,9490.6%96.9%
19Signia Cotton Cooperative$8,412,5870.5%97.4%
20Henderson County, Tennessee$7,243,0160.5%97.9%
21Chester County, Tennessee$6,328,1600.4%98.3%
22Rutherford County, Tennessee$6,301,7690.4%98.7%
23Hardin County, Tennessee$4,609,8450.3%99.0%
24Weakley County, Tennessee$3,384,0940.2%99.2%
25Lawrence County, Tennessee$3,122,7730.2%99.4%
26Giles County, Tennessee$3,100,8610.2%99.6%
27Coffee County, Tennessee$2,609,9240.2%99.7%
28Henry County, Tennessee$1,754,2550.1%99.8%
29Maury County, Tennessee$1,256,2420.1%99.9%
30Wayne County, Tennessee$733,2630.0%100.0%
31Grundy County, Tennessee$276,2210.0%100.0%
32Warren County, Tennessee$105,9970.0%100.0%
33Decatur County, Tennessee$63,9670.0%100.0%
34Robertson County, Tennessee$56,6800.0%100.0%
35Marshall County, Tennessee$14,0580.0%100.0%
36Bedford County, Tennessee$11,4080.0%100.0%
37Montgomery County, Tennessee$8,7620.0%100.0%
38Williamson County, Tennessee$2,1050.0%100.0%
39Wilson County, Tennessee$4960.0%100.0%
40Johnson County, Tennessee$1300.0%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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