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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$5,908,740,962
2Conservation Reserve Program384,296$1,737,387,941
3Soybean Subsidies141,524$1,616,948,394
4Disaster Payments96,156$1,465,102,456
5Livestock Subsidies93,973$1,320,274,264
6Wheat Subsidies121,301$1,161,406,905
7Cotton Subsidies41,704$935,267,106
8Rice Subsidies23,356$427,545,361
9Peanut Subsidies18,229$390,972,113
10Sorghum Subsidies37,092$203,880,145
11Canola Subsidies8,958$90,503,940
12Barley Subsidies10,906$50,416,507
13Sunflower Subsidies4,216$44,563,672
14Tree Subsidies750$13,823,181
15Oat Subsidies20,429$7,781,102
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$1,497,382

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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