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Webster County, Mississippi Summary Information

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  • $42.0 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $27.0 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $3.31 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $9.50 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $2.16 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 77 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $29.6 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $17,789 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $381 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Webster County, Mississippi, 2006:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2006
Subsidy Total
2006
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 299   $2,038,298
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 336   $512,503
3 Sorghum Subsidies**
 103   $27,880
4 Corn Subsidies**
 133   $24,763
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 96   $16,110