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Kansas Summary Information

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  • $16.4 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $9.38 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $3.45 billion in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $2.37 billion in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.14 billion in disaster subsidies.
  • Kansas ranking: 6 of 50 States
  • 32 percent of farms in Kansas did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 70 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $9.00 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $28,163 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $726 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Kansas, 2006:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
2006
Subsidy Total
2006
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 85,712   $239,313,072
2 Corn Subsidies**
 37,087   $210,064,913
3 Sorghum Subsidies**
 78,953   $149,945,656
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 33,399   $127,552,475
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 39,077   $44,413,878
6 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 3,258   $21,413,949
7 Dairy Program Subsidies
 507   $3,496,098
8 Sunflower Subsidies**
 6,295   $3,188,745
9 Cotton Subsidies**
 512   $2,924,741
10 Barley Subsidies**
 12,680   $1,868,712