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Colorado Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Colorado, 1995-2020‡

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, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Wheat Subsidies34,046$2,001,261,173
2Conservation Reserve Program18,807$1,791,573,952
3Corn Subsidies19,849$1,735,672,007
4Disaster Payments27,656$974,024,484
5Livestock Subsidies13,901$321,745,330
6Sorghum Subsidies11,753$193,257,522
7Env. Quality Incentive Program9,198$166,312,364
8Barley Subsidies18,279$90,915,393
9Sunflower Subsidies4,961$74,013,208
10Dairy Program Subsidies476$39,408,567

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


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