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Lafayette County, Missouri Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $174 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $114 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $43.1 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $11.3 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $4.81 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Missouri ranking: 12 of 50 States
  • 58 percent of farms in Missouri did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 67 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $87.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $20,135 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $600 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Lafayette County, Missouri, 2006:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2006
Subsidy Total
2006
1 Corn Subsidies**
 1,270   $6,151,174
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,115   $1,880,126
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 242   $650,405
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 920   $545,435
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 9   $53,865