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California Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, California, 2016

California Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • California ranking: 12 of 50 States
  • 92 percent of farms in California did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in California, 2016:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Disaster Payments2,818$68,369,241
2Livestock Subsidies2,379$46,577,623
3Cotton Subsidies1,283$39,404,230
4Wheat Subsidies3,017$21,281,853
5Corn Subsidies2,588$13,898,052
6Rice Subsidies53$9,718,992
7Conservation Reserve Program231$3,520,811
8Oat Subsidies1,126$1,246,796
9Tree Subsidies42$1,159,597
10Sorghum Subsidies613$927,736

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


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