Sorghum Subsidies in 5th District of Missouri (Rep. Emanuel Cleaver) totaled $6.1 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 44 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%7%20$130,081$6,504
Top 1%7%20$130,081$6,504
Top 2%12%40$234,113$5,853
Top 2%12%40$234,113$5,853
Top 3%17%60$332,493$5,542
Top 3%17%60$332,493$5,542
Top 4%21%80$424,898$5,311
Top 4%21%80$424,898$5,311
Top 5%26%101$515,394$5,103
Top 5%26%101$515,394$5,103
Top 6%30%121$595,833$4,924
Top 6%30%121$595,833$4,924
Top 7%34%141$670,484$4,755
Top 7%34%141$670,484$4,755
Top 8%37%161$740,453$4,599
Top 8%37%161$740,453$4,599
Top 9%41%181$805,636$4,451
Top 9%41%181$805,636$4,451
Top 10%44%202$870,850$4,311
Top 10%44%202$870,850$4,311
Top 11%47%222$930,291$4,191
Top 11%47%222$930,291$4,191
Top 12%50%242$987,195$4,079
Top 12%50%242$987,195$4,079
Top 13%53%262$1,040,542$3,972
Top 13%53%262$1,040,608$3,972
Top 14%55%283$1,093,109$3,863
Top 14%55%283$1,093,175$3,863
Top 15%58%303$1,141,068$3,766
Top 15%58%303$1,141,134$3,766
Top 16%60%323$1,185,627$3,671
Top 16%60%323$1,185,693$3,671
Top 17%62%343$1,226,968$3,577
Top 17%62%343$1,227,034$3,577
Top 18%64%363$1,265,331$3,486
Top 18%64%363$1,265,397$3,486
Top 19%66%384$1,303,525$3,395
Top 19%66%384$1,303,591$3,395
Top 20%68%404$1,337,837$3,311
Top 20%68%404$1,337,903$3,312
Remaining 80% of recips.32%1,618$643,518$398
Remaining 80% of recips.32%1,618$643,518$398

‡ 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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