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Louisiana Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Louisiana, 1995-2020‡

Louisiana Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Louisiana ranking: 21 of 50 States
  • 72 percent of farms in Louisiana did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Louisiana, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Rice Subsidies27,777$2,535,632,229
2Cotton Subsidies20,108$2,037,941,407
3Soybean Subsidies25,601$622,652,385
4Corn Subsidies19,149$466,575,937
5Conservation Reserve Program8,624$414,613,450
6Disaster Payments25,704$375,704,535
7Wheat Subsidies22,473$161,926,446
8Price Loss Coverage Payments9,916$137,960,769
9Livestock Subsidies14,546$135,425,628
10Sorghum Subsidies19,257$118,027,116

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


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