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Worth County, Iowa Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $207 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $147 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $34.8 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $22.7 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $2.95 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 61 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $104 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $37,645 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,488 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Worth County, Iowa, 2003:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2003
Subsidy Total
2003
1 Corn Subsidies**
 637   $5,877,491
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 598   $2,271,769
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 409   $1,062,043
4 Disaster Payments
 143   $389,825
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 7   $32,606