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Dale County, Alabama Summary Information

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  • $79.2 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $50.0 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $12.4 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $7.34 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $9.46 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Alabama ranking: 26 of 50 States
  • 70 percent of farms in Alabama did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 75 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $50.0 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $17,649 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $373 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Dale County, Alabama, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Peanut Subsidies
 1,066**   $34,410,150
2 Cotton Subsidies**
 389**   $21,070,960
3 Disaster Payments
 473   $9,457,226
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 370   $5,295,670
5 Corn Subsidies**
 857**   $3,664,248