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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2004

The United States Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • 62 percent of farms in United States did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in the United States, 2004:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies844,894$5,301,430,260
2Cotton Subsidies140,350$2,226,472,581
3Conservation Reserve Program427,815$1,816,524,999
4Wheat Subsidies702,120$1,539,627,392
5Soybean Subsidies632,535$1,445,268,699
6Rice Subsidies37,846$661,426,583
7Disaster Payments83,783$546,881,095
8Sorghum Subsidies285,241$369,467,771
9Peanut Subsidies23,715$232,711,538
10Env. Quality Incentive Program32,734$223,805,687
11Dairy Program Subsidies63,686$206,160,460
12Barley Subsidies147,733$186,234,348
13Sunflower Subsidies30,903$32,533,388
14Dry Pea Subsidies4,581$30,809,376
15Livestock Subsidies15,820$27,034,709
16Canola Subsidies10,880$16,366,114
17Wetlands Reserve Program397$15,117,691
18Fish Subsidies3,917$11,157,430
19Oat Subsidies205,318$9,309,074
20Wool Subsidies14,694$6,722,674

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