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Colorado Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Colorado, 2018

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, 2018:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Wheat Subsidies9,357$80,985,031
2Conservation Reserve Program6,242$64,905,493
3Corn Subsidies3,564$53,843,375
4Disaster Payments2,147$30,243,405
5Livestock Subsidies1,894$21,786,079
6Sorghum Subsidies2,196$13,641,522
7Barley Subsidies2,351$4,307,855
8Sunflower Subsidies1,073$3,738,240
9Dairy Program Subsidies74$3,521,329
10Soybean Subsidies75$1,015,648

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


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