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Leon County, Florida Summary Information

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  • $4.19 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $2.64 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $332000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.04 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $173000 in disaster subsidies.
  • Florida ranking: 28 of 50 States
  • 90 percent of farms in Florida did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 76 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $2.92 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $12,972 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $271 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Leon County, Florida, 2005:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2005
Subsidy Total
2005
1 Corn Subsidies**
 22   $143,153
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 9   $33,082
3 Sorghum Subsidies**
 9   $5,035
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 5   $65