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Cross County, Arkansas Summary Information

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  • $459 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $395 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $43.4 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $8.47 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $12.2 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Arkansas ranking: 9 of 50 States
  • 77 percent of farms in Arkansas did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 73 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $304 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $97,965 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,095 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Cross County, Arkansas, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Rice Subsidies**
 1,402**   $327,698,141
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,294**   $53,149,409
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,368**   $33,495,749
4 Disaster Payments
 666   $12,172,797
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 242   $7,586,535