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Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota Summary Information

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  • $317 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $189 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $62.3 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $48.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $17.3 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 56 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $143 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $36,851 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,770 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 1,717**   $149,988,587
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,402**   $70,206,549
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,351   $47,322,921
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,455**   $22,718,035
5 Disaster Payments
 935   $17,337,834