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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2014

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, 2014:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Disaster Payments229,415$4,658,847,401
2Livestock Subsidies221,430$4,507,050,659
3Corn Subsidies23,667$2,343,482,592
4Conservation Reserve Program390,920$1,713,546,937
5Soybean Subsidies13,932$1,385,721,937
6Cotton Subsidies92,529$1,085,682,083
7Wheat Subsidies21,832$965,147,092
8Tobacco Subsidies62,705$188,353,333
9Sorghum Subsidies8,134$146,161,599
10Rice Subsidies1,326$61,448,687
11Peanut Subsidies1,375$59,206,739
12Sunflower Subsidies1,270$39,942,239
13Canola Subsidies196$36,856,936
14Barley Subsidies3,265$33,257,404
15Oat Subsidies3,248$5,410,800
16Flax Subsidies94$4,127,988
17Tree Subsidies163$3,437,930
18Safflower Subsidies104$2,178,555
19Dairy Program Subsidies218$1,143,645
20Mustard Seed Subsidies12$315,055

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


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