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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 2016

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, 2016:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies13,451$77,826,402
2Conservation Reserve Program7,539$43,026,799
3Soybean Subsidies6,918$40,958,154
4Wheat Subsidies10,142$20,898,622
5Livestock Subsidies1,762$4,986,517
6Disaster Payments165$769,078
7Sorghum Subsidies1,843$457,371
8Canola Subsidies25$110,440
9Dairy Program Subsidies52$57,812
10Oat Subsidies908$42,353

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


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