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Indiana Summary Information

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  • $10.3 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $7.35 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $1.88 billion in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $814 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $276 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Indiana ranking: 11 of 50 States
  • 41 percent of farms in Indiana did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 74 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $6.23 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $28,051 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $562 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Indiana, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 111,017**   $6,234,211,148
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 86,453**   $2,170,970,316
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 39,816   $690,307,634
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 65,164**   $371,708,681
5 Disaster Payments
 28,196   $276,204,567
6 Dairy Program Subsidies
 3,419**   $84,601,739
7 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 5,087   $59,413,525
8 Livestock Subsidies
 16,456**   $27,730,566
9 Tobacco Subsidies
 8,705**   $15,012,344
10 Wetlands Reserve Program
 441   $11,087,882