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Illinois Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Illinois, 2018

Illinois Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Illinois ranking: 3 of 50 States
  • 33 percent of farms in Illinois did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Illinois, 2018:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Soybean Subsidies50,378$867,724,567
2Corn Subsidies48,162$283,855,854
3Conservation Reserve Program44,399$175,620,411
4Wheat Subsidies20,246$25,422,728
5Livestock Subsidies591$15,204,884
6Dairy Program Subsidies624$7,597,574
7Sorghum Subsidies2,753$2,229,645
8Disaster Payments41$305,189
9Rice Subsidies9$259,985
10Oat Subsidies2,480$139,181

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


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