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California Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, California, 2019‡

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, 2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Livestock Subsidies1,482$51,724,327
2Disaster Payments1,147$34,343,648
3Dairy Program Subsidies1,055$26,967,180
4Price Loss Coverage Payments2,436$20,856,085
5Rice Subsidies0$12,081,576
6Cotton Subsidies0$5,957,051
7Tree Subsidies80$2,654,637
8Conservation Reserve Program153$2,278,629
9Wheat Subsidies0$2,086,737
10Corn Subsidies0$483,604

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


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