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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 2017

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, 2017:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies19,882$110,761,551
2Conservation Reserve Program7,437$43,252,326
3Soybean Subsidies4,899$40,608,503
4Wheat Subsidies10,988$25,784,516
5Livestock Subsidies1,011$1,788,985
6Disaster Payments202$1,154,696
7Sorghum Subsidies1,995$520,545
8Canola Subsidies24$102,876
9Barley Subsidies448$83,582
10Oat Subsidies973$46,056

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


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