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Cumberland County, Illinois Summary Information

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  • $127 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $91.0 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $15.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $19.1 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.69 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Illinois ranking: 3 of 50 States
  • 26 percent of farms in Illinois did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 69 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $77.0 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $17,056 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $483 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Cumberland County, Illinois, 2006:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2006
Subsidy Total
2006
1 Corn Subsidies**
 1,371   $4,896,912
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 589   $1,288,210
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,192   $931,830
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 808   $201,775
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 24   $168,850