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Kentucky Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Kentucky, 1995-2019‡

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, 1995-2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies93,601$1,821,429,892
2Soybean Subsidies37,635$832,275,544
3Conservation Reserve Program22,966$818,736,415
4Tobacco Subsidies147,518$506,245,655
5Wheat Subsidies45,245$400,234,210
6Disaster Payments63,198$314,316,291
7Livestock Subsidies52,416$146,493,526
8Dairy Program Subsidies4,285$85,472,078
9Env. Quality Incentive Program6,343$63,886,247
10Wetlands Reserve Program91$31,857,019

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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