Livestock Subsidies in the United States totaled $11.6 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Programs included in livestock subsidies

Program Total Payments
Livestock Forage Disaster Program$7,473,874,310
Livestock Compensation Program$1,446,177,860
Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance$1,250,169,452
Livestock Indemnity Payments$483,726,748
Livestock Emergency Assistance Program$360,235,607
Market Facilitation Program - Hogs$246,920,040
Cattle Feed Program - Nonfat Milk$136,704,376
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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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