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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 2012

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, 2012:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies29,139$72,212,100
2Conservation Reserve Program8,998$41,636,583
3Tobacco Subsidies29,600$41,459,796
4Soybean Subsidies13,284$39,592,791
5Disaster Payments1,608$29,934,782
6Wheat Subsidies14,959$19,171,914
7Dairy Program Subsidies761$5,257,984
8Sorghum Subsidies2,952$555,201
9Livestock Subsidies91$432,383
10Barley Subsidies1,021$196,869

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


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