Go to Top
670,329,743 searches since Nov. 29, 2004

Nevada Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
  • $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, 2004:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
2004
Subsidy Total
2004
1 Disaster Payments
 226   $2,446,182
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 105   $2,044,534
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 221   $618,413
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 31   $369,447
5 Barley Subsidies**
 219   $275,819
6 Livestock Subsidies
 59   $241,765
7 Wool Subsidies
 37   $112,503
8 Corn Subsidies**
 79   $48,443
9 Sorghum Subsidies**
 6   $11,772
10 Oat Subsidies**
 130   $4,047