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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 Subsidies247,387$16,444,640,974
2Soybean Subsidies208,270$6,053,811,172
3Conservation Reserve Program100,190$2,752,089,441
4Wheat Subsidies127,736$933,447,181
5Disaster Payments58,462$440,144,997
6Dairy Program Subsidies3,414$109,014,289
7Sorghum Subsidies30,904$101,867,728
8Livestock Subsidies24,368$74,193,806
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 April 30, 2019.


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