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Pike County, Illinois Summary Information

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  • $266 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $158 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $43.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $55.9 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $8.63 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 64 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $142 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $26,830 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $960 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 2,545**   $145,263,812
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,440   $54,690,755
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,937**   $36,899,000
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,904**   $12,043,124
5 Disaster Payments
 903   $8,627,586