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Sorghum Subsidies** in Iowa totaled $2.6 million from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $93,261
1996 $131,098
1997 $157,452
1998 $247,015
1999 $294,794
2000 $298,798
2001 $241,109
2002 $91,007
2003 $85,389
2004 $158,414
2005 $204,970
2006 $162,105
2007 $94,225
2008 $100,702
2009 $80,084
2010 $82,518
2011 $78,189
2012 $3,538

1995-2012$2,604,675
  • 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$902,682
Direct Payment - Sorghum$585,432
Market Loss Assistance - Sorghum$499,757
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Sorghum $157,893
Counter Cyclical Payment - Sorghum$144,419
Loan Deficiency - Sorghum$125,788
Deficiency - Sorghum$47,319
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Sorghum$32,785
Advance Deficiency - Sorghum$27,649