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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2010

The United States Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

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

Top programs in the United States, 2010:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies666,798$3,760,357,477
2Disaster Payments178,480$2,532,592,862
3Wheat Subsidies582,288$2,136,758,825
4Conservation Reserve Program442,768$1,818,014,025
5Soybean Subsidies523,087$1,596,270,801
6Cotton Subsidies121,064$1,053,520,026
7Rice Subsidies30,289$453,953,569
8Sorghum Subsidies237,166$268,592,116
9Livestock Subsidies30,248$226,737,271
10Tobacco Subsidies58,316$194,434,094
11Env. Quality Incentive Program9,261$184,999,402
12Peanut Subsidies17,782$142,343,374
13Wetlands Reserve Program1,388$137,574,069
14Barley Subsidies128,321$108,983,638
15Dairy Program Subsidies51,487$73,932,412
16Sunflower Subsidies29,323$71,128,632
17Canola Subsidies9,848$31,663,899
18Oat Subsidies180,511$8,884,428
19Wool Subsidies9,157$6,223,385
20Flax Subsidies5,462$5,199,782

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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