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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 2018

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, 2018:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Soybean Subsidies5,647$107,620,757
2Corn Subsidies8,680$42,904,122
3Conservation Reserve Program7,012$41,458,158
4Wheat Subsidies9,021$19,503,938
5Dairy Program Subsidies349$3,450,785
6Livestock Subsidies1,204$3,051,647
7Disaster Payments143$1,107,604
8Sorghum Subsidies1,914$592,297
9Barley Subsidies721$227,250
10Canola Subsidies11$143,618

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


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