Farm Subsidy information

North Carolina

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North Carolina Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, North Carolina, 1995-2020‡

North Carolina Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • North Carolina ranking: 20 of 50 States
  • 78 percent of farms in North Carolina did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in North Carolina, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Cotton Subsidies16,003$1,910,630,786
2Corn Subsidies47,961$1,043,677,720
3Disaster Payments34,352$841,795,039
4Soybean Subsidies28,706$807,823,183
5Tobacco Subsidies102,067$785,507,984
6Peanut Subsidies20,190$492,108,990
7Wheat Subsidies36,391$417,334,807
8Conservation Reserve Program15,159$178,624,211
9Env. Quality Incentive Program6,392$93,523,355
10Livestock Subsidies18,939$59,938,363

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


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