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Colorado Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Colorado, 1995-2017

Colorado Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Colorado ranking: 19 of 50 States
  • 69 percent of farms in Colorado did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Colorado, 1995-2017:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Wheat Subsidies33,519$1,887,629,300
2Conservation Reserve Program17,774$1,661,053,851
3Corn Subsidies19,607$1,640,483,657
4Disaster Payments26,842$916,302,806
5Livestock Subsidies13,105$281,608,071
6Sorghum Subsidies11,550$172,351,806
7Env. Quality Incentive Program9,198$166,312,364
8Price Loss Coverage - Wheat8,503$117,393,821
9Barley Subsidies17,874$85,550,209
10Sunflower Subsidies4,844$68,896,452

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