Farm Subsidy information

Kern County, California

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Kern County, California Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kern County, California, 1995-2020‡

Kern County, 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 Kern County, California, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Cotton Subsidies1,586$495,412,657
2Disaster Payments1,315$88,325,422
3Wheat Subsidies1,204$43,616,404
4Livestock Subsidies558$34,439,923
5Dairy Program Subsidies125$18,418,718

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


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