Rice Subsidies in 3rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins) totaled $1.4 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of rice subsidy recipients were paid 34 percent of rice subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%7%94$1,110,776$11,817
Top 2%10%188$1,656,147$8,809
Top 3%13%282$2,184,154$7,745
Top 4%17%377$2,703,135$7,170
Top 5%20%471$3,199,620$6,793
Top 6%23%565$3,680,905$6,515
Top 7%25%659$4,145,785$6,291
Top 8%28%754$4,599,697$6,100
Top 9%31%848$5,034,584$5,937
Top 10%34%942$5,458,175$5,794
Top 11%36%1,037$5,871,101$5,662
Top 12%38%1,131$6,264,334$5,539
Top 13%41%1,225$6,646,615$5,426
Top 14%43%1,319$7,014,949$5,318
Top 15%45%1,414$7,373,964$5,215
Top 16%47%1,508$7,718,798$5,119
Top 17%49%1,602$8,051,669$5,026
Top 18%51%1,697$8,375,507$4,935
Top 19%53%1,791$8,684,504$4,849
Top 20%55%1,885$8,984,845$4,767
Remaining 80% of recips.45%7,543$7,306,148$969

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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