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Jones County, Mississippi Summary Information

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  • $11.2 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.47 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $163000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $8.30 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.22 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 59 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $6.47 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $4,186 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $222 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Jones County, Mississippi, 2006:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2006
Subsidy Total
2006
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 126   $179,698
2 Disaster Payments
 125   $74,392
3 Livestock Subsidies
 34   $70,152
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 4   $25,043
5 Corn Subsidies**
 30   $16,448