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Cavalier County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $617 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $286 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $196 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $33.9 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $100 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 50 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $210 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $67,343 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $4,134 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,548**   $283,412,101
2 Disaster Payments
 1,392   $100,429,037
3 Canola Subsidies**
 1,046**   $91,269,527
4 Barley Subsidies**
 1,519**   $58,433,694
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 757   $32,995,975