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Maryland Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Maryland, 1995-2020‡

Maryland Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Maryland ranking: 36 of 50 States
  • 71 percent of farms in Maryland did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Maryland, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies8,368$529,528,889
2Soybean Subsidies6,536$257,347,201
3Conservation Reserve Program6,049$239,207,073
4Wheat Subsidies6,619$111,472,258
5Disaster Payments4,318$70,529,527
6Dairy Program Subsidies1,385$59,247,338
7Env. Quality Incentive Program2,364$36,273,082
8Barley Subsidies4,076$16,740,537
9Livestock Subsidies2,282$6,883,512
10Sorghum Subsidies1,525$5,272,550

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


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