Peanut Subsidies in Virginia totaled $287 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Virginia Receiving peanut subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Peanut Subsidies
Pct of
1Southampton County, Virginia$95,367,45333.3%33.3%
2Isle of Wight County, Virginia$45,177,33515.8%49.0%
3Suffolk City, Virginia$39,174,10213.7%62.7%
4Sussex County, Virginia$33,915,65411.8%74.5%
5Surry County, Virginia$23,997,8848.4%82.9%
6Greensville County, Virginia$22,690,7217.9%90.8%
7V-C Peanut DMA LLC$10,228,4423.6%94.4%
8Dinwiddie County, Virginia$9,191,2493.2%97.6%
9Prince George County, Virginia$5,996,6462.1%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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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