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Corn Subsidies** in Benton County, Iowa totaled $223 million from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $9,658,514
1996 $5,167,565
1997 $8,484,622
1998 $13,482,067
1999 $20,169,058
2000 $24,194,562
2001 $16,532,369
2002 $7,110,293
2003 $9,016,678
2004 $14,095,302
2005 $28,224,697
2006 $14,003,747
2007 $9,415,107
2008 $10,478,756
2009 $9,219,553
2010 $8,430,604
2011 $10,937,807
2012 $4,783,713

1995-2012$223,405,012
  • 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 Corn Programs

Programs included in corn subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Production Flexibility - Corn$48,870,712
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Corn$37,521,289
Direct Payment - Corn$36,562,455
Loan Deficiency - Corn$32,649,256
Market Loss Assistance - Corn$25,587,595
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Corn $10,342,696
Counter Cyclical Payment - Corn$14,678,563
Market Gains Farm - Corn$5,197,898
Advance Deficiency - Corn$3,209,065
Deficiency - Corn$2,736,351
Market Gains Warehouse - Corn$457,463
Commodity Certificates - Corn$397,066
Farm Storage - Corn$63,319
Warehouse Storage - Corn$21,024
Loan Def. Refund - Corn$-2,187
Loan Def. Refund - Corn$-38,829
Loan Def. Refund - Corn$-50,253