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Wheat Subsidies** in 6th District of Tennessee (Rep. Diane Black) totaled $23.1 million from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $269,781
1996 $1,315,937
1997 $1,035,956
1998 $1,863,675
1999 $3,079,969
2000 $3,089,882
2001 $2,425,329
2002 $782,219
2003 $1,144,847
2004 $959,302
2005 $958,829
2006 $953,309
2007 $956,141
2008 $940,471
2009 ** $823,071
2010 ** $850,382
2011 ** $828,673
2012 ** $822,021

1995-2010**$25,573,108
  • Deficiency Payments
  • Direct Payments (2003-2008) and Production Flexibility Contracts (1996-2002)
  • Estimated Direct Payments** (2009-2012)
  • Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies
  • Price Support Payments (Loan Deficiency, Marketing Loan Gains, and Certificates)
  • Counter-Cyclical Programs
  • Market Loss Assistance
  • Other Wheat Programs
** Crop totals are an estimate. In the data received by EWG for 2009-2011, USDA does not differentiate Direct Payments or Counter-Cyclical Payments by crop as in previous years. EWG allocated the region's Direct Payments by crop for the 2009-2011 calendar year using the proportion of that crop's Direct Payments in 2008. Number of recipients receiving Direct Payments for that crop were not estimated. Due to the way Counter Cyclical Payments are made - EWG was not able to allocate Counter Cyclical Payments to crops. Also included in the crop totals are the crop insurance premiums as reported by the USDA Risk Management Agency for that crop. The crop insurance premium is the amount of money that is calculated by USDA to make the program actuarially sound. Crop insurance premium subsidies are available at the county, state and national level.