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Fayette County, Alabama Summary Information

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  • $11.9 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $6.34 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $1.18 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $2.70 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.64 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 $7.98 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $6,185 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $147 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 189**   $4,355,570
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 251   $2,281,441
3 Disaster Payments
 224   $1,643,782
4 Corn Subsidies**
 407**   $1,355,334
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 9**   $649,401