Peanut Subsidies in Virginia totaled $279 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Virginia Receiving peanut subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Peanut Subsidies
Pct of
1Southampton County, Virginia$94,655,40134.0%34.0%
2Isle of Wight County, Virginia$45,062,13216.2%50.2%
3Suffolk City, Virginia$39,043,75414.0%64.2%
4Sussex County, Virginia$33,828,99112.1%76.3%
5Surry County, Virginia$23,950,6178.6%84.9%
6Greensville County, Virginia$22,598,1088.1%93.0%
7Dinwiddie County, Virginia$9,166,0443.3%96.3%
8Prince George County, Virginia$5,995,0102.2%98.5%
9V-C Peanut DMA LLC$3,391,5211.2%99.7%
10Northampton County, Virginia$409,7940.1%99.8%
11Brunswick County, Virginia$296,0770.1%99.9%
12Chesapeake City, Virginia$72,5270.0%100.0%
13Chesterfield County, Virginia$25,9120.0%100.0%
14Halifax County, Virginia$9,1080.0%100.0%
15Charles City County, Virginia$3,9210.0%100.0%
16Louisa County, Virginia$8970.0%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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