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
2018
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
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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