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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2018

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, 2018:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Soybean Subsidies320,118$6,159,439,795
2Corn Subsidies340,685$2,667,837,567
3Conservation Reserve Program360,181$1,944,137,104
4Wheat Subsidies369,409$1,821,445,313
5Cotton Subsidies38,903$1,090,212,213
6Disaster Payments96,568$871,061,468
7Livestock Subsidies88,289$677,555,047
8Rice Subsidies25,800$598,517,487
9Sorghum Subsidies143,457$487,806,248
10Dairy Program Subsidies24,986$400,626,775
11Peanut Subsidies19,587$340,609,161
12Barley Subsidies69,126$121,112,810
13Canola Subsidies9,636$101,705,539
14Sunflower Subsidies16,353$61,843,056
15Oat Subsidies65,255$17,420,359
16Tree Subsidies413$10,306,690
17Flax Subsidies4,274$7,605,476
18Dry Pea Subsidies3,277$4,088,202
19Safflower Subsidies1,620$2,220,943
20Mustard Seed Subsidies253$1,036,797

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


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