Rice Subsidies in Texas totaled $8.8 million in 2019

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in Texas Receiving rice subsidies, 2019

Rank County Rice Subsidies
Pct of
1Chambers County, Texas$3,180,21536.2%36.2%
2Jefferson County, Texas$1,338,32715.2%51.4%
3Wharton County, Texas$1,210,76513.8%65.2%
4Matagorda County, Texas$945,75610.8%76.0%
5Colorado County, Texas$663,9607.6%83.5%
6Liberty County, Texas$581,1506.6%90.2%
7Jackson County, Texas$270,4853.1%93.2%
8Brazoria County, Texas$255,0112.9%96.1%
9Waller County, Texas$109,1561.2%97.4%
10Fort Bend County, Texas$85,0681.0%98.3%
11Lavaca County, Texas$51,1450.6%98.9%
12Calhoun County, Texas$32,8720.4%99.3%
13Bowie County, Texas$27,0050.3%99.6%
14Victoria County, Texas$21,7250.2%99.9%
15Austin County, Texas$12,5310.1%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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