Livestock Subsidies in the United States totaled $12.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Programs included in livestock subsidies

Program Total Payments
Livestock Forage Disaster Program$7,720,624,366
Livestock Compensation Program$1,446,177,860
Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance$1,250,169,452
Livestock Indemnity Payments$583,568,928
Market Facilitation Program - Dairy and Hogs$570,262,380
Livestock Emergency Assistance Program$443,492,941
Cattle Feed Program - Nonfat Milk$136,704,376
Market Facilitation Program - Hogs$128,218,404
Small Hog Operation$122,137,432
American Indian Livestock Feed Program$26,821,394
Livestock Relief$25,288,004
Emergency Feed Grain Donation$3,505,281
Livestock Indemnity-contract Growers$1,073,848
Livestock Indemnity Prog - Authorization$134,539
Livestock Indemnity - Trust Fund$100,433

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


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