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Corn Subsidies** in the United States totaled $84.4 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $2,934,905,729
1996 $2,119,059,177
1997 $2,906,300,158
1998 $5,064,623,703
1999 $7,567,377,481
2000 $8,058,490,168
2001 $5,982,553,435
2002 $2,498,438,680
2003 $3,439,944,865
2004 $5,308,631,480
2005 $10,138,944,101
2006 $5,796,967,433
2007 $3,805,912,131
2008 $4,194,188,347
2009 $3,778,965,048
2010 $3,495,343,298
2011 $4,633,991,852
2012 $2,702,462,268

1995-2012$84,427,099,356
  • Deficiency Payments
  • Direct Payments (2003-2008) and Production Flexibility Contracts (1996-2002)
  • Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies
  • Price Support Payments (Loan Deficiency, Marketing Loan Gains, and Certificates)
  • Counter-Cyclical Programs
  • Market Loss Assistance
  • Other Corn Programs

Programs included in corn subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Corn$18,957,181,394
Production Flexibility - Corn$16,292,963,413
Loan Deficiency - Corn$13,506,497,735
Direct Payment - Corn$12,935,108,745
Market Loss Assistance - Corn$8,549,516,887
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Corn $3,450,937,293
Counter Cyclical Payment - Corn$5,390,562,845
Market Gains Farm - Corn$1,466,288,082
Advance Deficiency - Corn$931,928,888
Deficiency - Corn$917,077,300
Commodity Certificates - Corn$174,194,337
Market Gains Warehouse - Corn$148,000,777
Farm Storage - Corn$13,833,964
Warehouse Storage - Corn$5,108,043
Denied Market Gain - Corn$-1,272
Diversion - Corn$-10,346
Mkt. Loss Asst. Refund - Corn$-26,272
Direct Payment Violation - Corn$-134,090
Loan Def. Refund - Corn$-645,639
Loan Def. Refund - Corn$-778,136
Prod. Flex. Refund - Corn$-1,991,992
Loan Def. Refund - Corn$-8,647,615