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Iowa Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Iowa, 1995-2020‡

Iowa Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Iowa ranking: 2 of 50 States
  • 29 percent of farms in Iowa did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Iowa, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies196,417$19,681,874,478
2Soybean Subsidies148,861$5,959,884,633
3Conservation Reserve Program129,070$5,854,437,080
4Disaster Payments69,351$808,141,125
5Livestock Subsidies43,866$346,540,314
6Dairy Program Subsidies7,035$212,691,735
7Env. Quality Incentive Program11,215$126,629,110
8Wetlands Reserve Program525$46,909,919
9Wheat Subsidies22,404$34,621,761
10Oat Subsidies85,994$21,632,001

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


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