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California Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, California, 2017

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, 2017:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Wheat Subsidies3,064$39,316,391
2Disaster Payments1,648$28,979,725
3Livestock Subsidies1,455$22,190,774
4Corn Subsidies2,202$14,401,121
5Cotton Subsidies46$11,162,462
6Rice Subsidies65$8,968,728
7Conservation Reserve Program216$3,275,618
8Oat Subsidies1,093$1,661,657
9Tree Subsidies43$1,444,083
10Sorghum Subsidies596$1,191,928

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


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