Farm Subsidy information

The United States

The United States Farm Subsidy Information

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, 2008:

Years:
Rank Program Number of Recipients
2008
Subsidy Total
2008
1Corn Subsidies730,165$4,194,188,347
2Disaster Payments412,032$2,063,638,823
3Soybean Subsidies561,169$2,048,182,446
4Wheat Subsidies621,346$2,045,696,617
5Conservation Reserve Program456,143$1,899,243,083
6Cotton Subsidies130,605$1,582,403,328
7Env. Quality Incentive Program80,202$748,418,523
8Rice Subsidies32,248$439,773,496
9Livestock Subsidies210,986$334,725,625
10Sorghum Subsidies250,353$314,269,776
11Tobacco Subsidies60,442$210,697,776
12Peanut Subsidies18,499$197,417,459
13Barley Subsidies133,580$123,384,222
14Sunflower Subsidies29,964$84,013,201
15Wetlands Reserve Program1,044$59,652,661
16Canola Subsidies10,076$32,376,163
17Dairy Program Subsidies1,744$12,840,964
18Oat Subsidies189,249$8,683,848
19Flax Subsidies5,558$5,744,477
20Wool Subsidies10,670$3,981,099
 

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