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Starke County, Indiana Summary Information

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  • $105 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $64.9 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $13.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $25.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.25 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 $67.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $20,394 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $437 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Starke County, Indiana, 2010:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2010
Subsidy Total
2010
1 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $1,980,261
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 582   $1,911,558
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $462,944
4 Disaster Payments
 6   $77,552
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $14,238