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Nevada Summary Information

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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, 2009:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
2009
Subsidy Total
2009
1 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 194   $5,908,543
2 Disaster Payments
 113   $1,862,964
3 Dairy Program Subsidies
 22**   $1,748,026
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 3**   $1,333,948
5 Livestock Subsidies
 52**   $988,563
6 Barley Subsidies**
 0**   $150,368
7 Wool Subsidies
 18**   $128,707
8 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $31,370
9 Oat Subsidies**
 4**   $3,027
10 Sorghum Subsidies**
 0**   $2,513