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Daviess County, Kentucky Summary Information

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  • $125 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $93.0 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $22.7 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $4.44 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $4.71 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Kentucky ranking: 24 of 50 States
  • 65 percent of farms in Kentucky did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 83 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $84.9 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $14,484 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $174 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Daviess County, Kentucky, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 2,683**   $69,379,079
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 2,169**   $27,173,888
3 Tobacco Subsidies
 2,650**   $7,703,814
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 973**   $5,892,663
5 Disaster Payments
 661   $4,706,068