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Illinois Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Illinois, 1995-2019‡

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, 1995-2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies247,436$16,444,869,636
2Soybean Subsidies208,338$6,057,704,044
3Conservation Reserve Program100,190$2,752,089,441
4Wheat Subsidies127,747$933,477,217
5Disaster Payments58,462$440,144,997
6Dairy Program Subsidies3,420$110,338,751
7Sorghum Subsidies30,905$101,882,300
8Livestock Subsidies24,402$84,969,469
9Env. Quality Incentive Program7,954$68,393,217
10Wetlands Reserve Program192$31,809,810

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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