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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2005

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, 2005:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies896,651$10,130,989,396
2Cotton Subsidies139,550$3,693,206,531
3Disaster Payments358,881$3,073,941,281
4Conservation Reserve Program442,557$1,822,527,856
5Wheat Subsidies688,210$1,459,772,689
6Soybean Subsidies621,490$1,075,778,810
7Rice Subsidies39,735$548,269,514
8Sorghum Subsidies302,772$541,798,741
9Env. Quality Incentive Program55,317$440,547,563
10Peanut Subsidies23,964$310,893,773
11Livestock Subsidies76,357$266,770,808
12Barley Subsidies158,042$191,855,115
13Wetlands Reserve Program1,159$79,383,613
14Sunflower Subsidies32,321$43,747,567
15Dry Pea Subsidies5,120$33,527,758
16Canola Subsidies11,457$32,198,787
17Dairy Program Subsidies52,454$16,786,408
18Sheep Meat Subsidies16,366$15,064,851
19Fish Subsidies2,992$13,574,534
20Oat Subsidies200,192$7,050,963

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