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Iowa Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Iowa, 1995-2019‡

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, 1995-2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies197,912$19,444,130,614
2Soybean Subsidies150,642$6,149,297,424
3Conservation Reserve Program123,866$5,452,973,367
4Disaster Payments69,121$803,020,355
5Livestock Subsidies43,275$266,566,944
6Dairy Program Subsidies6,950$197,439,509
7Env. Quality Incentive Program11,215$126,629,110
8Wetlands Reserve Program525$46,909,919
9Wheat Subsidies22,436$34,548,730
10Oat Subsidies85,994$21,545,558

‡ 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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