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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 2015

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, 2015:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies12,250$82,483,471
2Conservation Reserve Program7,711$41,515,635
3Soybean Subsidies2,162$37,107,544
4Livestock Subsidies3,714$14,890,650
5Wheat Subsidies2,884$11,115,747
6Disaster Payments357$1,624,834
7Sorghum Subsidies572$447,474
8Canola Subsidies17$261,312
9Tobacco Subsidies256$88,100
10Barley Subsidies0$48,646

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


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