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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2011

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, 2011:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies659,795$4,809,724,137
2Wheat Subsidies572,527$2,151,216,049
3Soybean Subsidies519,037$2,125,523,701
4Conservation Reserve Program440,864$1,883,440,760
5Cotton Subsidies107,876$1,365,783,073
6Disaster Payments143,598$1,215,200,775
7Rice Subsidies29,921$438,195,935
8Sorghum Subsidies233,466$311,882,317
9Livestock Subsidies42,742$303,485,839
10Tobacco Subsidies58,375$191,276,111
11Barley Subsidies127,828$114,048,650
12Peanut Subsidies17,665$111,826,735
13Sunflower Subsidies29,203$78,190,181
14Canola Subsidies9,924$43,857,087
15Tree Subsidies315$9,381,095
16Oat Subsidies179,904$6,569,100
17Flax Subsidies5,482$3,184,261
18Safflower Subsidies2,097$1,710,364
19Wool Subsidies3,669$1,706,941
20Dairy Program Subsidies393$1,004,400

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


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