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Wisconsin Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, Wisconsin, 1995-2020‡

Wisconsin Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • Wisconsin ranking: 16 of 50 States
  • 58 percent of farms in Wisconsin did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in Wisconsin, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies85,974$5,025,309,168
2Dairy Program Subsidies43,202$1,331,393,551
3Soybean Subsidies42,302$989,820,253
4Conservation Reserve Program45,073$963,748,857
5Disaster Payments33,306$390,399,682
6Wheat Subsidies25,878$136,331,574
7Livestock Subsidies26,909$120,731,445
8Env. Quality Incentive Program8,575$103,112,034
9Wetlands Reserve Program360$33,458,516
10Oat Subsidies62,625$33,361,896

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


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