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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2019‡

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, 2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies0$2,725,459,624
2Price Loss Coverage Payments285,802$1,953,271,605
3Conservation Reserve Program347,615$1,875,437,989
4Soybean Subsidies0$1,332,307,591
5Disaster Payments63,397$786,261,768
6Wheat Subsidies0$706,237,401
7Livestock Subsidies73,030$673,865,626
8Cotton Subsidies1$671,725,043
9Dairy Program Subsidies26,885$298,516,002
10Peanut Subsidies27$119,212,901
11Sorghum Subsidies0$106,487,025
12Rice Subsidies0$86,023,295
13Canola Subsidies0$51,209,374
14Sunflower Subsidies0$32,373,369
15Barley Subsidies0$24,529,661
16Tree Subsidies455$14,149,194
17Flax Subsidies0$4,666,195
18Oat Subsidies0$4,657,103
19Safflower Subsidies0$887,494
20Mustard Seed Subsidies0$859,330

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


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