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Greene County, Arkansas Summary Information

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  • $304 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $270 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $21.9 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $6.14 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $6.46 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 77 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $219 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $43,361 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $688 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Greene County, Arkansas, 2009:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2009
Subsidy Total
2009
1 Rice Subsidies**
 16**   $7,518,462
2 Cotton Subsidies**
 312**   $2,260,637
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 25**   $951,376
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 28**   $395,093
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 23**   $340,228