The Nature Conservancy


USDA subsidy information for The Nature Conservancy

Payment Breakdown

Subsidy ProgramTotal Payments 1995-2020‡
Total USDA - Subsidies$5,387,632
Subtotal, Farming Subsidies$651,257
Subtotal, Conservation Programs$4,496,799
Subtotal, Disaster Payments$239,576

Commodity subsidy breakdown

Subsidy ProgramTotal Payments 1995-2020‡
Subtotal, Farming Subsidies$651,257
Total Agricultural Risk Coverage$873
Agricultural Risk Coverage County - Corn$215
Agricultural Risk Coverage County Payment$658
Total Direct Payments$20,554
Direct Payment - Barley$208
Direct Payment - Corn$13,089
Direct Payment - Rice$1,066
Direct Payment - Sorghum$3
Direct Payment - Soybeans$3,004
Direct Payment - Wheat$3,184
Total Counter Cyclical Payments$872
Counter Cyclical Payment - Corn$793
Counter Cyclical Payment - Sorghum$79
Production Flexibility Contracts$235,070
Production Flexibility - Barley$4,635
Production Flexibility - Corn$188,624
Production Flexibility - Oats$55
Production Flexibility - Rice$14,879
Production Flexibility - Sorghum$3,958
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$3,503
Production Flexibility - Wheat$19,416
Mkt. Loss Asst. - Commodity Crops$134,385
Market Loss Assistance - Barley$3,255
Market Loss Assistance - Corn$105,017
Market Loss Assistance - Oats$23
Market Loss Assistance - Rice$8,666
Market Loss Assistance - Sorghum$2,562
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$3,769
Market Loss Assistance - Wheat$11,093
Market Loss Assistance - Non-commodity$533
Tobacco Loss Assistance - Burley$533
Oilseed Program$18,966
Oilseed Program - Soybean$18,966
Deficiency Payments$34,752
Deficiency - Barley$213
Deficiency - Corn$24,499
Deficiency - Rice$9,767
Deficiency - Sorghum$60
Deficiency - Wheat$213
Loan Deficiency Payments$203,361
Loan Deficiency - Corn$76,786
Loan Deficiency - Sorghum$1,099
Loan Deficiency - Soybeans$125,094
Loan Deficiency - Wheat$382
Misc. Farm - Subsidies$1,749
Interest Penalty Payments$1,749
Tobacco Payment Program$142
Tobacco Payment Program - Burley$142

Conservation subsidy breakdown

Subsidy ProgramTotal Payments 1995-2020‡
Subtotal, Conservation Programs$4,496,799
Conservation Reserve Program$1,206,414
CRP - Annual Land Rental$1,094,873
CRP - Practice Incentive$1,101
CRP - Signing Incentive$4,560
CRP - Cost Share$105,880
Env. Quality Incentive Program$59,541
EQIP - Regular$55,289
EQIP - Acp$4,252
Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)$413,639
WHIP - Contract Agreements$413,639
Grasslands Reserve Program$28,134
Grasslands Reserve Program Payment$28,134
Wetlands Reserve Program$2,729,481
WRP - Cost Share$1,931,976
WRP - Easment$347,505
WRP - Contract Agreement$450,000
Water Bank Program$12,013
Water Bank Program - Annual$12,013

Disaster subsidy breakdown

Subsidy ProgramTotal Payments 1995-2020‡
Subtotal, Disaster Payments$239,576
Emergency Conservation$47,578
Emergency Conservation - Drought$9,741
Emergency Conservation - Flood$37,837
Misc. Disaster Payments$938
Crop Disaster - Program$938
Livestock Disaster / Emergency$238,638
Livestock Emergency Assistance Program$7,826
Livestock Forage Disaster Program$230,812

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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