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Mercer County, Illinois

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Mercer County, Illinois Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Mercer County, Illinois, 1995-2019‡

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, 1995-2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies2,007$221,869,231
2Soybean Subsidies1,613$66,859,772
3Conservation Reserve Program1,312$50,718,937
4Disaster Payments633$6,570,011
5Wheat Subsidies598$1,959,514

‡ 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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