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Cheyenne County, Nebraska Summary Information

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  • $224 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $119 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $44.5 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $40.9 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $19.5 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 65 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $117 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $25,806 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $828 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Cheyenne County, Nebraska, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 2,395**   $121,140,715
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 961   $40,091,116
3 Corn Subsidies**
 645**   $25,430,339
4 Disaster Payments
 1,617   $19,450,968
5 Sunflower Subsidies**
 304**   $1,963,009