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Sunflower Subsidies** in the United States totaled $1.0 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $9,419,806
1996 $7,322,627
1997 $9,746,830
1998 $17,520,847
1999 $126,720,449
2000 $163,249,089
2001 $121,601,203
2002 $22,298,553
2003 $45,218,006
2004 $32,570,664
2005 $43,801,466
2006 $42,600,497
2007 $39,085,498
2008 $84,013,201
2009 $53,255,485
2010 $61,919,160
2011 $76,598,330
2012 $50,877,639

1995-2012$1,007,819,351
  • 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 Sunflower Programs

Programs included in sunflower subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Sunflowers$488,416,846
Loan Deficiency - Sunflower$324,151,540
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Sunflower $21,566,408
Direct Payment - Sunflower$91,587,226
Oilseed Program - Sunflower$42,523,280
Market Gains Farm - Sunflower$20,860,411
Commodity Certificates - Sunflower$5,022,335
Loan Deficiency - Sunflower Seed$2,767,346
Market Gains Warehouse - Sunflower$1,267,566
Commodity Certificates - Sunflower Seed$235,509
Direct Payment Violation - Sunflower$-514
Loan Def. Refund - Sunflower$-22,622
Loan Def. Refund - Sunflower$-101,523
Loan Def. Refund - Sunflower$-1,079,360