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Franklin County, Iowa Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $331 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $240 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $55.3 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $26.2 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $9.64 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Iowa ranking: 2 of 50 States
  • 19 percent of farms in Iowa did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 60 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $166 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $38,796 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,603 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Franklin County, Iowa, 2010:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2010
Subsidy Total
2010
1 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $7,690,593
2 Disaster Payments
 215   $6,360,193
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $2,066,393
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 720   $1,793,737
5 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 5   $298,651