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Becker County, Minnesota Summary Information

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  • $168 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $73.8 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $52.3 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $28.6 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $13.7 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Minnesota ranking: 4 of 50 States
  • 30 percent of farms in Minnesota did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 72 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $83.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $24,667 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $630 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Becker County, Minnesota, 2003:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2003
Subsidy Total
2003
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 313   $2,067,577
2 Disaster Payments
 363   $1,860,550
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 548   $1,532,533
4 Soybean Subsidies**
 231   $1,331,665
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 97   $863,911