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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2016

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, 2016:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies534,845$6,431,329,714
2Soybean Subsidies348,637$2,269,533,881
3Wheat Subsidies425,375$1,997,897,184
4Conservation Reserve Program382,885$1,918,326,879
5Cotton Subsidies36,432$1,088,586,368
6Rice Subsidies24,884$619,219,926
7Disaster Payments67,920$595,151,080
8Peanut Subsidies19,480$574,887,056
9Price Loss Coverage - Wheat173,045$499,187,771
10Livestock Subsidies60,918$449,041,696
11Sorghum Subsidies153,754$386,152,168
12Canola Subsidies9,797$118,107,747
13Barley Subsidies8,758$46,351,529
14Sunflower Subsidies14,865$42,893,560
15Oat Subsidies127,165$28,229,422
16Dairy Program Subsidies4,879$10,572,942
17Tree Subsidies667$10,328,161
18Flax Subsidies3,962$9,199,076
19Dry Pea Subsidies2,177$2,686,168
20Chick Pea Susbidies1,123$2,576,644

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