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Nebraska Summary Information

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  • $16.4 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $10.8 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $3.19 billion in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.54 billion in conservation subsidies.
  • $817 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Nebraska ranking: 5 of 50 States
  • 27 percent of farms in Nebraska did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 63 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $8.25 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $37,176 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,342 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Nebraska, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 104,980**   $9,445,077,936
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 70,645**   $1,811,936,908
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 36,378   $1,253,582,285
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 70,066**   $1,186,418,614
5 Sorghum Subsidies**
 57,924**   $841,689,273
6 Disaster Payments
 66,350   $816,500,019
7 Livestock Subsidies
 32,920**   $198,737,230
8 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 11,411   $164,720,061
9 Dairy Program Subsidies
 1,639**   $39,994,807
10 Wetlands Reserve Program
 367   $38,534,806