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Livingston County, Illinois Summary Information

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  • $523 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $394 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $96.7 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $27.5 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $4.40 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 59 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $252 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $22,990 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,075 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Livingston County, Illinois, 2010:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2010
Subsidy Total
2010
1 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $9,304,751
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $4,385,849
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,040   $2,217,397
4 Disaster Payments
 44   $361,111
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $151,040