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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$6,428,773,229
2Soybean Subsidies348,637$2,267,886,651
3Wheat Subsidies425,375$1,997,153,894
4Conservation Reserve Program382,885$1,918,326,879
5Cotton Subsidies36,432$1,087,780,156
6Rice Subsidies24,884$618,690,174
7Disaster Payments65,123$564,801,773
8Price Loss Coverage - Wheat173,045$499,187,771
9Livestock Subsidies60,918$449,041,696
10Sorghum Subsidies153,754$386,022,445
11Canola Subsidies9,797$118,076,084
12Barley Subsidies8,758$46,316,685
13Sunflower Subsidies14,865$42,897,817
14Peanut Subsidies107$41,101,342
15Oat Subsidies127,165$28,230,337
16Dairy Program Subsidies4,879$10,572,942
17Tree Subsidies667$10,328,161
18Flax Subsidies3,962$9,199,230
19Dry Pea Subsidies2,177$2,686,168
20Chick Pea Susbidies1,123$2,576,644

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