Annual Soybean Flow
United Soybean Board. (2017 – 2018). U.S. Soybean Flow: Marketing Year 2017 – 2018. Market View Database. https://marketviewdb.unitedsoybean.org/insights/?mvi=USSoyFlow201718
United States Department of Agriculture. (2022). Summary of Business Data As of October 31, 2022. Risk Management Agency. https://prodwebnlb.rma.usda.gov/apps/SummaryOfBusiness/
Feed Grain Disappearance
United States Department of Agriculture. (2022, October 17). Feed Grains: Yearbook Tables. Economic Research Service.
Oil Crop Disappearance
United States Department of Agriculture. (2022, March 25). Oil Crops Yearbook. Economic Research Service.
The Agriculture Risk (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Program Subsidies
United States Department of Agriculture. (2021). FY 2021 Budget Summary.
United Soybean Board Marketview
United Soybean Board. U.S. Supply and Demand. Market View Database.
United States Department of Agriculture. (2022, October 13). Wheat Data — Recent. Economic Research Service.
4% is directed to human food.
40% is exported. This data assumes that 10% of the remainder is used for animal feed and 50% for human food.
17.5% is exported. Out of the remainder, this data assumes an even split between animal feed and human consumption.
75% goes to processed byproducts: 60% for peanut butter, 15% for crush. The rest is sold as whole peanuts.
Rye is grown for both human consumption and livestock feed. This data assumes it is split evenly between food grain for humans and animal feed.
12% of sorghum is directed to ethanol.
12% of wheat was exported in 2021.
Whole-Farm Revenue Protection Program (WFRP)
Program data does not differentiate between various disappearances, so totals for this program were excluded from the data set. WFRP is .92% of total subsidy spending.