Farm Subsidy information

Mercer County, Illinois

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Mercer County, Illinois Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Mercer County, Illinois, 1995-2020‡

Mercer County, 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 Mercer County, Illinois, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies1,987$224,239,288
2Soybean Subsidies1,592$64,697,551
3Conservation Reserve Program1,384$53,961,138
4Disaster Payments643$6,841,179
5Wheat Subsidies597$1,977,290

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


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