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Rice Subsidies** in the United States totaled $13.3 billion from 1995-2012.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $841,320,533
1996 $653,827,842
1997 $463,473,496
1998 $746,895,264
1999 $1,139,751,480
2000 $1,537,222,718
2001 $1,404,287,116
2002 $1,163,422,710
2003 $1,486,858,873
2004 $661,501,871
2005 $548,325,518
2006 $545,151,113
2007 $485,935,959
2008 $439,773,496
2009 $394,387,845
2010 $401,628,223
2011 $388,872,350
2012 $38,574,278

1995-2012$13,341,211,596
  • 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 Rice Programs

Programs included in rice subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Production Flexibility - Rice$2,953,294,339
Direct Payment - Rice$2,638,859,487
Market Loss Assistance - Rice$1,562,421,735
Loan Deficiency - Rice$1,399,643,149
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Rice $698,539,655
Commodity Certificates - Rice$945,135,871
Deficiency - Rice$662,753,329
Counter Cyclical Payment - Rice$596,784,247
Market Gains Warehouse - Rice$459,479,218
Market Gains Farm - Rice$419,864,617
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Rice$363,045,558
Advance Deficiency - Rice$296,372,225
Loan Deficiency - Special Rice$5,286,262
Rice Marketing Expense Payments$-3,802
Loan Def. Refund - Rice$-7,012
Denied Market Gain - Rice$-17,677
Denied Market Gain - Rice$-113,908
Prod. Flex. Refund - Rice$-418,066
Loan Def. Refund - Rice$-715,559
Loan Def. Refund - Rice$-3,134,026