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Colorado Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Colorado, 2016

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, 2016:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies5,992$91,198,931
2Wheat Subsidies10,019$89,629,216
3Conservation Reserve Program6,449$65,673,071
4Sorghum Subsidies2,031$10,871,652
5Disaster Payments314$4,861,785
6Barley Subsidies333$2,480,582
7Sunflower Subsidies896$1,882,992
8Livestock Subsidies87$592,585
9Oat Subsidies1,607$343,437
10Soybean Subsidies51$310,848

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


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