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Attala County, Mississippi Summary Information

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  • $32.5 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $17.6 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $1.66 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $11.9 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.29 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Mississippi ranking: 13 of 50 States
  • 59 percent of farms in Mississippi did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 76 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $23.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $15,821 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $342 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Attala County, Mississippi, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 296**   $16,952,555
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 510   $11,226,142
3 Disaster Payments
 254   $1,290,279
4 Corn Subsidies**
 183**   $933,134
5 Livestock Subsidies
 206**   $470,929