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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2006

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, 2006:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies854,125$5,792,276,352
2Cotton Subsidies136,597$2,976,919,010
3Conservation Reserve Program456,591$1,907,268,137
4Wheat Subsidies663,430$1,463,488,028
5Soybean Subsidies594,698$1,224,914,495
6Env. Quality Incentive Program70,077$613,895,802
7Rice Subsidies40,099$545,114,191
8Dairy Program Subsidies58,415$431,488,034
9Sorghum Subsidies291,081$397,538,679
10Peanut Subsidies24,014$320,097,670
11Disaster Payments26,653$166,038,477
12Barley Subsidies154,384$149,386,256
13Wetlands Reserve Program1,268$71,211,942
14Sunflower Subsidies32,299$42,560,015
15Dry Pea Subsidies5,444$34,382,224
16Livestock Subsidies3,658$29,650,136
17Tree Subsidies1,873$22,191,369
18Canola Subsidies10,626$16,366,275
19Wool Subsidies12,939$6,716,547
20Oat Subsidies195,953$6,571,173

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