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Minnesota NRCS Summary Information

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  • $132 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $ in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $132 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $ 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 54 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $71.2 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $5,642 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $388 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Minnesota NRCS, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 6,961   $77,283,609
2 Wetlands Reserve Program
 463   $18,944,443