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Henry County, Illinois Summary Information

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  • $433 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $315 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $69.7 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $40.7 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $7.55 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 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $207 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $35,893 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,751 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Henry County, Illinois, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 2,981**   $292,587,377
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 2,329**   $70,244,510
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,516   $40,121,175
4 Disaster Payments
 831   $7,550,357
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 796**   $1,976,806