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Louisiana Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Louisiana, 1995-2019‡

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, 1995-2019‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Rice Subsidies27,777$2,529,106,568
2Cotton Subsidies20,142$2,030,454,486
3Soybean Subsidies25,839$616,835,903
4Corn Subsidies19,191$449,145,946
5Conservation Reserve Program8,235$389,170,369
6Disaster Payments25,407$355,032,485
7Wheat Subsidies22,473$160,800,424
8Livestock Subsidies14,475$131,620,082
9Sorghum Subsidies19,259$117,812,869
10Env. Quality Incentive Program7,719$84,276,600

‡ 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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