Wheat Subsidies in the United States totaled $48.4 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Programs included in wheat subsidies

Program Total Payments
Direct Payment - Wheat$11,461,473,136
Production Flexibility - Wheat$9,632,996,568
Market Loss Assistance - Wheat$4,855,451,427
Loan Deficiency - Wheat$2,902,800,428
Price Loss Coverage - Wheat$2,428,938,949
Agricultural Risk Coverage County - Wheat$2,011,871,806
Advance Deficiency - Wheat$604,649,083
ACRE Direct Payments - Wheat$549,255,595
ACRE Revenue Support - Wheat$378,866,273
Market Gains - Wheat$175,937,191
Market Facilitation Program - Wheat$169,268,907
Agricultural Risk Coverage Individual - Wheat$56,185,241
Karnal Bunt - Compensation$35,448,878
LDP-like Grazing Payments - Wheat$19,304,036
Hard Winter Wheat Incentive Payment$17,321,674
Commodity Certificates - Wheat$15,662,317
Durum Wheat Quality Program$2,800,435
Karnal Bunt - Eradication$1,020,420
Counter Cyclical Payment - Wheat$551,042
Denied Market Gain - Wheat$-794
Deficiency - Winter Wheat$-1,317
Mkt. Loss Asst. Refund - Wheat$-25,134
Direct Payment Violation - Wheat$-51,687
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-62,709
Farm Storage - Wheat$-139,788
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-362,181
Prod. Flex. Refund - Wheat$-869,424
Loan Def. Refund - Wheat$-3,864,477
Deficiency - Wheat$-501,203,785

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


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