Government payments to farm producers, 2005-2015F

$ billion

Stacked Bar chart with 11 groups and 4 items per group.

Group 1, 2005, Total value of 24.396.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 5.294 which is 21.7% of 2005.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 2.767 which is 11.3% of 2005.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 11.137 which is 45.7% of 2005.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 5.198 which is 21.3% of 2005.
Group 2, 2006, Total value of 15.789.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 1.935 which is 12.3% of 2006.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 2.974 which is 18.8% of 2006.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 5.828 which is 36.9% of 2006.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 5.052 which is 32.0% of 2006.
Group 3, 2007, Total value of 11.904.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 1.502 which is 12.6% of 2007.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.072 which is 25.8% of 2007.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 2.27 which is 19.1% of 2007.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 5.06 which is 42.5% of 2007.
Group 4, 2008, Total value of 12.241.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 2.943 which is 24.0% of 2008.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.155 which is 25.8% of 2008.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 1.033 which is 8.4% of 2008.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 5.11 which is 41.7% of 2008.
Group 5, 2009, Total value of 12.176.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 2.364 which is 19.4% of 2009.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 2.824 which is 23.2% of 2009.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 2.263 which is 18.6% of 2009.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 4.725 which is 38.8% of 2009.
Group 6, 2010, Total value of 12.391.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 3.615 which is 29.2% of 2010.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.219 which is 26.0% of 2010.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 0.748 which is 6.0% of 2010.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 4.809 which is 38.8% of 2010.
Group 7, 2011, Total value of 10.42.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 2.002 which is 19.2% of 2011.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.674 which is 35.3% of 2011.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 0.038 which is .4% of 2011.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 4.706 which is 45.2% of 2011.
Group 8, 2012, Total value of 10.635.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 2.213 which is 20.8% of 2012.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.695 which is 34.7% of 2012.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 0.04 which is .4% of 2012.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 4.687 which is 44.1% of 2012.
Group 9, 2013, Total value of 11.005.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 2.83 which is 25.7% of 2013.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.68 which is 33.4% of 2013.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 0.206 which is 1.9% of 2013.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 4.289 which is 39.0% of 2013.
Group 10, 2014, Total value of 9.766.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 5.377 which is 55.1% of 2014.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.561 which is 36.5% of 2014.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 0.349 which is 3.6% of 2014.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 0.479 which is 4.9% of 2014.
Group 11, 2015F, Total value of 11.355.
Item 1, All other payments 3/ value of 1.617 which is 14.2% of 2015F.
Item 2, Conservation payments value of 3.653 which is 32.2% of 2015F.
Item 3, Payments that are a function of crop prices 2/ value of 6.015 which is 53.0% of 2015F.
Item 4, Fixed payments 1/ value of 0.07 which is .6% of 2015F.

Note: F = Forecast. 1/ Includes direct fixed payments portion of Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) payments. The latter began in 2014. Payments are fixed by legislation. 2/ Includes counter-cyclical payments (CCP), average crop revenue election (ACRE) payments, loan deficiency payments, marketing loan gains, and certificate exchange gains. The certificate exchange program ended after making payments for the 2009 crop year; CCP and ACRE were not continued in the 2014 Farm Bill. Price loss coverage (PLC) and agricultural risk coverage (ARC) payments begin in 2015. 3/ All other payments include supplemental and ad hoc disaster assistance, tobacco transition, and dairy programs. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service, Farm Income and Wealth Statistics. Data as of August 25, 2015.