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Wheat Subsidies** in Washington totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $36,045,946
1996 $85,483,725
1997 $78,479,503
1998 $192,777,536
1999 $172,574,253
2000 $219,346,151
2001 $128,780,761
2002 $52,143,619
2003 $82,220,798
2004 $69,368,672
2005 $67,857,164
2006 $63,361,455
2007 $67,713,053
2008 $73,521,756
2009 $66,636,044
2010 $51,305,910
2011 $64,613,207
2012 $29,630,048

1995-2012$1,601,859,600
  • 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$510,744,288
Direct Payment - Wheat$380,013,000
Market Loss Assistance - Wheat$253,840,335
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Wheat$198,216,921
Loan Deficiency - Wheat$144,834,369
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Wheat $63,109,576
Advance Deficiency - Wheat$37,173,837
Market Gains Warehouse - Wheat$10,102,040
Market Gains Farm - Wheat$7,635,160
Hard Winter Wheat Incentive Payment$1,049,345
Commodity Certificates - Wheat$523,742
Counter Cyclical Payment - Wheat$33,301
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-27,066
Prod. Flex. Refund - Wheat$-31,453
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-276,984
Deficiency - Wheat$-35,042,248