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Sorghum Subsidies** in Arkansas totaled $163 million from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $5,249,454
1996 $8,150,210
1997 $10,397,090
1998 $16,014,658
1999 $19,596,426
2000 $20,235,836
2001 $15,379,478
2002 $7,304,549
2003 $4,358,389
2004 $6,592,219
2005 $10,160,821
2006 $8,155,727
2007 $6,412,810
2008 $5,789,078
2009 $4,872,318
2010 $5,089,159
2011 $6,669,481
2012 $2,737,817

1995-2012$163,165,621
  • 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 Sorghum Programs

Programs included in sorghum subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Production Flexibility - Sorghum$56,447,865
Market Loss Assistance - Sorghum$30,523,716
Direct Payment - Sorghum$30,038,471
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Sorghum $8,903,634
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Sorghum$14,898,516
Counter Cyclical Payment - Sorghum$7,971,422
Loan Deficiency - Sorghum$6,436,978
Deficiency - Sorghum$2,027,916
Advance Deficiency - Sorghum$1,457,909
Market Gains Farm - Sorghum$78,151
Prod. Flex. Refund - Sorghum$-577
Loan Def. Refund - Sorghum$-5,186