Rice Subsidies in Texas totaled $77.8 million in 2018

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in Texas Receiving rice subsidies, 2018

Rank County Rice Subsidies
Pct of
1Wharton County, Texas$16,281,31320.9%20.9%
2Colorado County, Texas$9,060,53811.6%32.6%
3Matagorda County, Texas$8,820,36911.3%43.9%
4Brazoria County, Texas$7,437,5689.6%53.4%
5Jefferson County, Texas$7,156,8849.2%62.6%
6Chambers County, Texas$6,987,4279.0%71.6%
7Jackson County, Texas$5,769,3627.4%79.0%
8Liberty County, Texas$5,077,8776.5%85.6%
9Fort Bend County, Texas$2,298,2253.0%88.5%
10Waller County, Texas$1,829,4302.4%90.9%
11Calhoun County, Texas$1,279,3981.6%92.5%
12Victoria County, Texas$1,245,3551.6%94.1%
13Harris County, Texas$1,217,5861.6%95.7%
14Austin County, Texas$1,201,1771.5%97.2%
15Lavaca County, Texas$764,3261.0%98.2%
16Galveston County, Texas$749,5861.0%99.2%
17Bowie County, Texas$243,8230.3%99.5%
18Hardin County, Texas$193,7200.2%99.7%
19Hopkins County, Texas$124,7380.2%99.9%
20Lamar County, Texas$81,6080.1%100.0%
21Orange County, Texas$8,6490.0%100.0%
22Red River County, Texas$5,1220.0%100.0%
23Brazos County, Texas$4500.0%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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