Farm Subsidy information

The United States

USDA Subsidies for farms in The United States totaled $424.6 billion in subsidies from 1995 through 2020‡

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Year Subsidy Category Total USDA Subsidies
Payments /
Recipients
1995 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,904,452,900
$657,973,426
$4,679,764,533
$889,372,304
432,904 Recipients
145,206 Recipients
1,025,820 Recipients
2,454,932 Policies
$8,131,563,163
1,336,234
1996 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,804,021,315
$147,623,843
$5,322,161,233
$982,062,670
414,145 Recipients
54,643 Recipients
1,352,473 Recipients
2,231,091 Policies
$8,255,869,060
1,570,744
1997 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,732,828,816
$105,935,165
$5,616,337,376
$902,794,419
387,122 Recipients
55,460 Recipients
1,338,945 Recipients
1,847,715 Policies
$8,357,895,525
1,529,392
1998 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,548,032,756
$42,394,671
$10,767,204,784
$946,312,180
347,367 Recipients
9,544 Recipients
1,312,575 Recipients
1,744,944 Policies
$13,303,944,390
1,458,747
1999 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,584,294,106
$2,263,991,556
$17,723,999,810
$954,871,616
345,573 Recipients
370,858 Recipients
1,372,191 Recipients
1,798,333 Policies
$22,527,157,088
1,634,585
2000 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,731,207,875
$1,436,475,735
$20,224,659,339
$951,191,720
399,615 Recipients
392,292 Recipients
1,656,422 Recipients
1,938,026 Policies
$24,343,534,669
1,901,965
2001 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,945,843,939
$2,405,487,177
$18,121,985,726
$1,771,322,123
415,896 Recipients
392,840 Recipients
1,621,693 Recipients
1,909,850 Policies
$24,244,638,965
1,880,186
2002 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,990,918,128
$1,358,519,027
$8,977,525,994
$1,741,028,146
429,667 Recipients
469,191 Recipients
1,319,080 Recipients
1,888,143 Policies
$14,067,991,295
1,705,592
2003 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$2,021,149,009
$2,951,001,044
$11,102,042,019
$2,041,658,284
445,068 Recipients
492,035 Recipients
1,556,770 Recipients
1,922,526 Policies
$18,115,850,355
1,836,511
2004 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$2,084,040,924
$546,881,095
$10,233,612,451
$2,472,282,045
461,281 Recipients
83,783 Recipients
1,228,635 Recipients
1,988,947 Policies
$15,336,816,515
1,456,500
2005 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$2,641,440,537
$3,073,941,281
$16,249,676,440
$2,337,101,124
512,089 Recipients
358,881 Recipients
1,270,899 Recipients
1,969,461 Policies
$24,302,159,382
1,546,393
2006 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$2,961,303,587
$166,038,477
$11,225,800,325
$2,682,005,761
546,271 Recipients
26,653 Recipients
1,223,350 Recipients
1,952,696 Policies
$17,035,148,151
1,481,845
2007 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$3,010,760,496
$461,957,503
$7,134,343,060
$3,823,353,312
549,050 Recipients
92,064 Recipients
1,111,311 Recipients
1,933,719 Policies
$14,430,765,820
1,391,047
2008 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$3,068,280,119
$2,063,593,735
$6,219,449,271
$5,690,909,798
543,567 Recipients
412,025 Recipients
1,089,869 Recipients
1,956,111 Policies
$17,042,373,333
1,454,168
2009 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$2,898,919,416
$245,965,341
$7,749,760,769
$5,427,410,680
533,031 Recipients
38,149 Recipients
1,029,954 Recipients
2,047,521 Policies
$16,322,087,655
1,323,032
2010 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$2,228,581,924
$2,532,592,862
$5,891,478,515
$4,711,924,795
464,454 Recipients
178,480 Recipients
1,010,021 Recipients
2,029,345 Policies
$15,365,183,881
1,282,977
2011 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,925,162,780
$1,215,200,775
$5,044,252,411
$7,463,376,557
446,460 Recipients
143,598 Recipients
971,886 Recipients
2,065,655 Policies
$15,655,350,817
1,243,146
2012 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,804,467,669
$795,135,017
$5,325,744,921
$6,979,362,265
427,021 Recipients
58,415 Recipients
947,665 Recipients
2,104,992 Policies
$14,904,709,872
1,194,808
2013 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,781,779,355
$1,884,154,286
$4,974,042,281
$7,296,878,721
414,825 Recipients
108,925 Recipients
927,361 Recipients
2,192,098 Policies
$15,936,854,643
1,171,124
2014 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,762,488,714
$4,658,847,401
$1,120,622,842
$6,215,179,780
393,275 Recipients
229,415 Recipients
196,619 Recipients
2,211,651 Policies
$13,757,138,737
745,260
2015 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,755,373,315
$1,465,102,456
$5,686,393,293
$6,089,771,252
386,186 Recipients
96,156 Recipients
513,477 Recipients
2,237,451 Policies
$14,996,640,316
862,289
2016 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,932,083,198
$595,151,080
$8,819,293,289
$5,866,245,427
384,502 Recipients
67,920 Recipients
766,051 Recipients
2,206,858 Policies
$17,212,772,994
1,036,270
2017 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,976,690,644
$661,245,821
$7,193,047,606
$6,355,818,555
379,683 Recipients
86,804 Recipients
716,836 Recipients
2,183,064 Policies
$16,186,802,625
1,002,477
2018 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,953,872,253
$871,061,468
$8,950,785,215
$6,266,752,016
361,588 Recipients
96,568 Recipients
686,602 Recipients
2,162,086 Policies
$18,042,470,952
962,496
2019‡ Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$1,883,255,211
$786,261,768
$17,293,153,753
$6,368,004,353
348,958 Recipients
63,397 Recipients
787,241 Recipients
2,158,971 Policies
$26,925,615,822
1,027,846
2020 Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$49,529,223
$817,503,020
$8,945,415,672
$0
25,396 Recipients
53,346 Recipients
750,320 Recipients
0 Policies
$9,812,447,915
784,179
Total‡ Conservation
Disaster
Commodity
Crop Insurance
$51,980,778,209
$34,210,035,029
$240,592,552,927
$97,226,989,903
1,522,622 Recipients
1,553,779 Recipients
3,319,482 Recipients
51,136,186 Policies
$424,613,783,941
4,209,562

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

 

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