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Grant County, Minnesota Summary Information

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  • $237 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $128 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $62.0 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $37.0 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $9.66 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 63 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $111 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $43,947 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,620 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Grant County, Minnesota, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 728**   $82,328,490
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 669**   $52,266,005
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 718**   $39,795,011
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,133   $36,278,212
5 Disaster Payments
 456   $9,657,421