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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, 2005:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2005
Subsidy Total
2005
1 Disaster Payments
 271   $6,207,399
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 112   $2,157,866
3 Livestock Subsidies
 116   $1,187,363
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 203   $583,584
5 Barley Subsidies**
 196   $326,411
6 Sheep Meat Subsidies
 41   $225,092
7 Wool Subsidies
 25   $49,065
8 Corn Subsidies**
 60   $44,440
9 Sorghum Subsidies**
 4   $12,827
10 Dairy Program Subsidies
 26   $6,988