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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, 2003:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2003
Subsidy Total
2003
1 Disaster Payments
 360   $7,294,937
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 102   $1,255,412
3 Dairy Program Subsidies
 35   $1,046,008
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 269   $864,529
5 Livestock Subsidies
 137   $765,763
6 Sheep Meat Subsidies
 38   $272,142
7 Barley Subsidies**
 268   $219,167
8 Wool Subsidies
 38   $147,523
9 Corn Subsidies**
 99   $58,283
10 Oat Subsidies**
 172   $5,860