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Nevada Summary Information

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  • $128 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $29.1 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $13.4 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $43.3 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $42.1 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Nevada ranking: 46 of 50 States
  • 89 percent of farms in Nevada did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 64 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $73.5 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $17,622 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $610 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Nevada, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 1,454   $42,121,765
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 795   $31,855,136
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 468**   $15,893,165
4 Livestock Subsidies
 1,240**   $13,775,498
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 76**   $6,699,263
6 Barley Subsidies**
 490**   $4,833,492
7 Wool Subsidies
 186**   $2,528,101
8 Sheep Meat Subsidies
 87**   $1,086,539
9 Corn Subsidies**
 158**   $895,135
10 Conservation Reserve Program
 13   $405,263