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New York Summary Information

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  • $1.88 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.30 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $212 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $185 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $191 million in disaster subsidies.
  • New York ranking: 33 of 50 States
  • 71 percent of farms in New York did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 65 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.08 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $20,290 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $717 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in New York, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 19,239**   $723,446,598
2 Dairy Program Subsidies
 13,736**   $483,206,273
3 Disaster Payments
 14,334   $190,580,264
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 4,386   $75,465,888
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 6,620**   $69,939,977
6 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 2,972   $61,714,225
7 Soybean Subsidies**
 2,728**   $41,332,422
8 Livestock Subsidies
 11,038**   $36,755,440
9 Apple Subsidies
 599**   $29,109,690
10 Wetlands Reserve Program
 707   $10,954,464