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Montana NRCS Summary Information

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  • $120 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $ in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $120 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $ 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 48 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $57.5 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $9,171 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $774 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Montana NRCS, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 3,815   $72,749,666
2 Wetlands Reserve Program
 34   $1,801,915