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Soybean Subsidies** in the United States totaled $27.8 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $136,324,759
1996 $156,661,674
1997 $143,486,520
1998 $629,938,148
1999 $2,709,659,490
2000 $3,234,051,887
2001 $4,602,195,837
2002 $954,541,362
2003 $1,493,547,870
2004 $1,449,036,750
2005 $1,079,888,887
2006 $1,228,029,965
2007 $1,183,622,574
2008 $2,048,182,446
2009 $1,672,746,822
2010 $1,554,841,229
2011 $2,083,443,764
2012 $1,469,484,005

1995-2012$27,829,683,988
  • 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 Soybean Programs

Programs included in soybean subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Soybeans$10,989,046,690
Loan Deficiency - Soybeans$8,795,290,192
Direct Payment - Soybeans$4,134,521,436
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Soybean $966,414,029
Oilseed Program - Soybean$1,314,513,267
Market Gains Farm - Soybeans$927,915,518
Market Gains Warehouse - Soybeans$190,948,721
Commodity Certificates - Soybeans$53,150,099
Counter Cyclical Payment - Soybeans$1,542,704
Denied Market Gain - Soybean$-2,632
Direct Payment Violation - Soybeans$-67,764
Loan Def. Refund - Soybean$-523,354
Loan Def. Refund - Soybean$-902,076
Loan Def. Refund - Soybean$-18,276,256