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Lake County, Montana Summary Information

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  • $27.3 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $16.5 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $2.14 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.45 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $7.14 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Montana ranking: 17 of 50 States
  • 56 percent of farms in Montana did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 67 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $16.9 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $9,532 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $312 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Lake County, Montana, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 446**   $11,890,568
2 Disaster Payments
 809   $7,135,672
3 Livestock Subsidies
 717**   $5,390,920
4 Barley Subsidies**
 433**   $2,834,354
5 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 83   $964,431