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Colorado Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Colorado, 2012

Colorado Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

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

Top programs in Colorado, 2012:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Wheat Subsidies11,316$93,204,762
2Conservation Reserve Program7,059$71,107,488
3Corn Subsidies6,053$69,413,683
4Disaster Payments1,384$18,630,041
5Sorghum Subsidies3,505$8,667,629
6Barley Subsidies5,654$3,483,518
7Sunflower Subsidies1,698$3,432,900
8Livestock Subsidies192$2,681,691
9Dairy Program Subsidies107$2,401,686
10Soybean Subsidies234$313,982

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


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