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Barnes County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $497 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $224 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $164 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $62.6 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $45.7 million in disaster subsidies.
  • North Dakota ranking: 7 of 50 States
  • 16 percent of farms in North Dakota did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 60 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $200 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $52,058 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,067 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Barnes County, North Dakota, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,700**   $144,806,299
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,101**   $90,900,797
3 Corn Subsidies**
 1,031**   $75,648,691
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,245   $61,511,888
5 Disaster Payments
 1,359   $45,658,620