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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2015

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, 2015:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies360,309$5,909,239,820
2Conservation Reserve Program384,296$1,737,387,941
3Soybean Subsidies141,524$1,617,140,324
4Disaster Payments96,156$1,465,102,456
5Livestock Subsidies93,973$1,320,274,264
6Wheat Subsidies121,301$1,161,553,805
7Cotton Subsidies41,704$935,481,661
8Rice Subsidies23,356$427,569,261
9Peanut Subsidies18,229$390,972,113
10Sorghum Subsidies37,092$203,904,043
11Canola Subsidies8,958$90,503,940
12Barley Subsidies10,906$50,416,505
13Sunflower Subsidies4,216$44,563,735
14Tree Subsidies750$13,823,181
15Oat Subsidies20,429$7,785,712
16Flax Subsidies597$4,872,691
17Chick Pea Susbidies932$2,096,478
18Dairy Program Subsidies388$1,615,646
19Dry Pea Subsidies1,681$1,615,332
20Safflower Subsidies290$1,497,958

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


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