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Connecticut Summary Information

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2010
2011
2012
  • $141 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $43.2 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $36.8 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $26.1 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $35.0 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Connecticut ranking: 45 of 50 States
  • 93 percent of farms in Connecticut did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 62 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $65.0 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $23,180 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $885 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Connecticut, 2010:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2010
Subsidy Total
2010
1 Disaster Payments
 83   $3,110,633
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 23   $785,911
3 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $663,039
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 137**   $238,076
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 10   $13,821
6 Wool Subsidies
 5**   $501
7 Sorghum Subsidies**
 0**   $257
8 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $71
9 Oat Subsidies**
 0**   $32
10 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $18