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Table 1

Freedom to Farm in Iowa: Table 1

January 12, 2000

USDA Farm Programs Paid $929 Million to Iowa farms in 1998

1996 1997 1998 1996-1998
Type of Payment Total payments # Recipients Total payments # Recipients Total payments # Recipients Total payments # Recipients
Freedom to Farm $440,856,760 106,680 $645,788,653 107,214 $479,781,368 105,227 $1,566,426,782 117,122
Market Loss Assistance - - - - $266,108,800 103,625 $266,108,800 103,625
Loan Deficiency - - - - $160,097,307 57,809 $160,097,307 57,809
Other Farm Programs $(5,590.36) N/A $379,925.11 N/A $23,124,117 N/A $23,498,452 N/A
Total $440,851,170 106,765 $646,168,578 107,713 $929,111,593 106,017 $2,016,131,340 118,076
Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data .

Note: Data do not include payments for conservation or disaster programs. Recipients may include individuals, corporations, joint ventures and other business entities.