Billions in federal farm payments flow to a select group of producers, report shows

Top 10% of recipients of federal farm payments raked in more than 79% of total subsidies over the last 25 years

By: - February 1, 2023 1:28 pm
Indiana soybean farmer in a field

A farmer plants soybeans into corn residue and wild mustard using a no-till planter on his farm in Vincennes, Indiana, on May 13, 2021. (Brandon O’Connor/USDA )

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun.