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Wheat Subsidies** in Illinois totaled $717 million from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $11,424,398
1996 $46,509,965
1997 $37,364,613
1998 $68,950,272
1999 $95,983,928
2000 $88,346,491
2001 $69,830,022
2002 $26,510,673
2003 $27,010,002
2004 $27,550,780
2005 $26,707,769
2006 $27,970,317
2007 $29,963,126
2008 $34,227,871
2009 $30,086,033
2010 $25,025,160
2011 $31,137,710
2012 $12,786,137

1995-2012$717,385,279
  • 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 Wheat Programs

Programs included in wheat subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Production Flexibility - Wheat$242,195,586
Direct Payment - Wheat$154,494,526
Market Loss Assistance - Wheat$123,698,894
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Wheat$84,487,807
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Wheat $35,401,764
Loan Deficiency - Wheat$56,960,979
Advance Deficiency - Wheat$10,689,118
Market Gains Farm - Wheat$2,230,748
Market Gains Warehouse - Wheat$423,961
Commodity Certificates - Wheat$69,338
LDP-like Grazing Payments - Wheat$12,546
Counter Cyclical Payment - Wheat$4,187
Mkt. Loss Asst. Refund - Wheat$-2,584
Direct Payment Violation - Wheat$-5,183
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-10,210
Prod. Flex. Refund - Wheat$-47,123
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-171,810
Deficiency - Wheat$-10,546,094