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, 2012:

Years:
Rank Program Number of Recipients
2012
Subsidy Total
2012
1Corn Subsidies641,510$4,653,671,056
2Wheat Subsidies555,184$2,138,349,659
3Soybean Subsidies469,946$1,956,600,197
4Conservation Reserve Program421,725$1,749,656,753
5Cotton Subsidies104,343$1,095,393,995
6Disaster Payments58,451$795,259,247
7Dairy Program Subsidies42,229$447,081,952
8Rice Subsidies28,435$414,073,994
9Sorghum Subsidies227,500$321,537,768
10Tobacco Subsidies58,506$188,776,927
11Barley Subsidies123,788$125,469,394
12Peanut Subsidies15,787$115,586,909
13Sunflower Subsidies28,433$62,556,348
14Livestock Subsidies9,171$58,653,613
15Canola Subsidies9,652$46,843,583
16Oat Subsidies176,473$7,990,240
17Flax Subsidies5,324$5,649,133
18Tree Subsidies222$5,378,314
19Safflower Subsidies1,962$2,166,946
20Mustard Seed Subsidies913$938,296
 

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