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Murray County, Minnesota Summary Information

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  • $318 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $211 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $71.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $33.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $2.79 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 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $142 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $32,841 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,529 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 1,979**   $190,365,422
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,608**   $76,190,708
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,272   $32,123,035
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 110**   $3,506,503
5 Disaster Payments
 783   $2,787,773