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Wheat Subsidies** in 31st District of Texas (Rep. John R.Carter) totaled $18.1 million from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $270,942
1996 $1,463,291
1997 $1,017,630
1998 $1,782,541
1999 $2,093,806
2000 $2,138,838
2001 $1,659,736
2002 $742,325
2003 $796,514
2004 $771,176
2005 $698,153
2006 $715,903
2007 $669,323
2008 $682,977
2009 ** $681,775
2010 ** $665,942
2011 ** $650,552
2012 ** $608,489

1995-2010**$20,077,469
  • 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.