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Cotton Subsidies** in Arkansas totaled $2.1 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $16,518,517
1996 $53,856,000
1997 $49,730,794
1998 $94,089,401
1999 $142,848,179
2000 $145,089,949
2001 $213,484,978
2002 $97,350,259
2003 $151,993,990
2004 $147,608,992
2005 $202,315,703
2006 $176,714,120
2007 $177,431,278
2008 $99,414,415
2009 $185,812,811
2010 $45,429,337
2011 $52,259,789
2012 $9,687,596

1995-2012$2,061,636,109
  • Deficiency Payments
  • Direct Payments (2003-2008) and Production Flexibility Contracts (1996-2002)
  • Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies
  • Price Support Payments (Loan Deficiency, Marketing Loan Gains, and Certificates)
  • Counter-Cyclical Programs
  • Market Loss Assistance
  • Other Cotton Programs

Programs included in cotton subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$511,479,123
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$274,233,348
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$249,936,160
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$247,815,422
Commodity Certificates - Coop Cotton$166,439,071
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Cotton$164,715,068
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$140,779,407
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$139,566,201
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Cotton $75,829,722
Market Gains Warehouse - Upland Cotton$52,718,336
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$7,530,683
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$7,179,698
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-32,107
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-50,587
Deficiency - Upcotton$-13,850,529