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Cass County, Indiana Summary Information

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  • $151 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $120 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $19.6 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $10.8 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $755000 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 70 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $91.6 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $27,249 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $711 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Cass County, Indiana, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 1,738**   $99,549,273
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,368**   $29,017,690
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 744   $10,191,532
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 903**   $3,873,884
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 24**   $1,018,577