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, 2009:

Years:
Rank Program Number of Recipients
2009
Subsidy Total
2009
1Corn Subsidies679,568$3,948,755,926
2Cotton Subsidies128,922$2,263,892,546
3Wheat Subsidies554,386$2,099,482,563
4Conservation Reserve Program448,381$1,865,345,018
5Soybean Subsidies494,330$1,647,970,652
6Dairy Program Subsidies50,854$1,147,694,515
7Env. Quality Incentive Program69,893$666,642,489
8Rice Subsidies30,543$426,875,861
9Sorghum Subsidies237,355$270,491,091
10Disaster Payments38,164$245,990,134
11Tobacco Subsidies59,575$202,894,480
12Livestock Subsidies24,993$168,316,963
13Barley Subsidies127,843$106,262,985
14Peanut Subsidies16,826$102,893,088
15Wetlands Reserve Program1,049$62,517,375
16Sunflower Subsidies29,060$54,071,109
17Canola Subsidies9,795$21,900,624
18Oat Subsidies180,908$8,502,296
19Wool Subsidies9,527$6,493,344
20Flax Subsidies5,423$5,529,041
 

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