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Colorado Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Colorado, 1995-2019‡

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, 1995-2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Wheat Subsidies34,195$1,972,723,890
2Conservation Reserve Program18,129$1,725,959,344
3Corn Subsidies20,092$1,695,504,366
4Disaster Payments27,316$946,546,212
5Livestock Subsidies13,572$303,420,599
6Sorghum Subsidies11,934$191,170,242
7Env. Quality Incentive Program9,198$166,312,364
8Barley Subsidies18,279$89,853,785
9Sunflower Subsidies4,961$72,634,196
10Dairy Program Subsidies463$36,875,041

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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