Sorghum Subsidies in 17th District of Texas (Rep. Bill Flores) totaled $61.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 48 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%14%31$943,533$30,437
Top 2%22%62$1,438,933$23,209
Top 3%28%94$1,826,185$19,428
Top 4%32%125$2,107,416$16,859
Top 5%35%157$2,327,428$14,824
Top 6%38%188$2,509,782$13,350
Top 7%41%219$2,682,843$12,250
Top 8%43%251$2,852,676$11,365
Top 9%46%282$3,008,917$10,670
Top 10%48%314$3,164,140$10,077
Top 11%50%345$3,308,716$9,590
Top 12%52%376$3,446,803$9,167
Top 13%55%408$3,583,452$8,783
Top 14%56%439$3,710,750$8,453
Top 15%58%471$3,837,077$8,147
Top 16%60%502$3,955,334$7,879
Top 17%62%533$4,069,218$7,635
Top 18%64%565$4,182,416$7,403
Top 19%65%596$4,287,228$7,193
Top 20%67%628$4,390,043$6,991
Remaining 80% of recips.33%2,513$2,178,604$867

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

 

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