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California Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, California, 1995-2016

California Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

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

Top programs in California, 1995-2016:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Cotton Subsidies14,249$3,252,994,692
2Rice Subsidies8,147$2,721,122,355
3Disaster Payments28,912$1,154,924,318
4Wheat Subsidies17,808$621,042,805
5Dairy Program Subsidies4,630$498,580,615
6Livestock Subsidies11,496$375,960,279
7Corn Subsidies13,112$345,457,012
8Env. Quality Incentive Program8,549$258,509,302
9Conservation Reserve Program1,258$108,018,608
10Barley Subsidies9,671$77,931,512

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