Livestock Subsidies in Colorado totaled $322 million from 1995-2020‡.

Programs included in livestock subsidies

Program Total Payments
Livestock Forage Disaster Program$227,565,647
Livestock Compensation Program$29,745,553
Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance$22,244,845
Cattle Feed Program - Nonfat Milk$18,688,415
Livestock Indemnity Payments$10,954,705
Market Facilitation Program - Dairy and Hogs$6,678,294
Livestock Emergency Assistance Program$5,452,356
Small Hog Operation$247,947
American Indian Livestock Feed Program$93,849
Market Facilitation Program - Hogs$73,720

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


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