Sorghum Subsidies in 3rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins) totaled $10.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 60 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%10%43$242,546$5,641
Top 2%19%86$451,952$5,255
Top 3%26%129$632,084$4,900
Top 4%33%172$790,384$4,595
Top 5%39%215$932,230$4,336
Top 6%44%258$1,054,720$4,088
Top 7%49%301$1,163,604$3,866
Top 8%53%344$1,261,345$3,667
Top 9%56%387$1,350,215$3,489
Top 10%60%430$1,431,411$3,329
Top 11%63%473$1,504,110$3,180
Top 12%66%516$1,571,354$3,045
Top 13%68%559$1,632,175$2,920
Top 14%71%602$1,687,238$2,803
Top 15%73%645$1,737,361$2,694
Top 16%75%688$1,783,414$2,592
Top 17%76%731$1,825,772$2,498
Top 18%78%774$1,864,545$2,409
Top 19%80%817$1,900,558$2,326
Top 20%81%860$1,933,615$2,248
Remaining 80% of recips.19%3,442$457,064$133

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

 

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