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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 1995-2020‡

Kentucky Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Kentucky ranking: 24 of 50 States
  • 78 percent of farms in Kentucky did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Kentucky, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies93,283$1,867,100,436
2Conservation Reserve Program23,580$854,808,727
3Soybean Subsidies35,673$791,010,873
4Tobacco Subsidies147,518$506,245,655
5Wheat Subsidies45,173$409,250,435
6Disaster Payments63,619$325,925,411
7Livestock Subsidies52,819$151,175,856
8Dairy Program Subsidies4,314$88,481,915
9Env. Quality Incentive Program6,343$63,886,247
10Wetlands Reserve Program91$31,857,019

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


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