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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Summary Information

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  • $21.2 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $11.5 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $1.05 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $7.01 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.71 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 74 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $14.9 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $4,363 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $95 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 165   $6,143,402
2 Tobacco Subsidies
 1,845**   $4,093,218
3 Corn Subsidies**
 833**   $3,576,374
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 188**   $3,312,953
5 Disaster Payments
 777   $1,711,314