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California Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, California, 2018

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, 2018:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Rice Subsidies2,214$68,789,211
2Dairy Program Subsidies900$42,306,148
3Wheat Subsidies2,767$22,181,593
4Disaster Payments1,205$21,201,670
5Livestock Subsidies965$14,405,223
6Cotton Subsidies569$14,194,090
7Corn Subsidies2,109$12,109,997
8Barley Subsidies1,080$2,515,331
9Tree Subsidies69$2,113,885
10Conservation Reserve Program153$2,032,673

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


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