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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2003

The United States Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • 62 percent of farms in United States did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in the United States, 2003:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies908,499$3,435,913,339
2Disaster Payments492,035$2,951,001,044
3Cotton Subsidies142,346$2,548,289,275
4Conservation Reserve Program413,625$1,784,399,851
5Wheat Subsidies810,925$1,682,915,823
6Soybean Subsidies675,329$1,491,795,215
7Rice Subsidies38,789$1,486,804,692
8Dairy Program Subsidies71,399$891,689,720
9Peanut Subsidies43,190$557,382,403
10Livestock Subsidies192,226$343,713,808
11Sorghum Subsidies336,515$266,955,786
12Env. Quality Incentive Program24,862$181,229,863
13Barley Subsidies198,165$102,576,295
14Apple Subsidies6,618$92,333,902
15Tobacco Subsidies292,837$51,121,183
16Sugar Beet Subsidies2,748$48,301,887
17Sunflower Subsidies33,476$45,186,374
18Canola Subsidies12,380$26,143,028
19Wetlands Reserve Program649$18,350,099
20Sheep Meat Subsidies13,251$17,741,455

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