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Griggs County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $200 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $79.3 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $53.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $47.0 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $20.8 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 $88.9 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $38,981 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,726 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Griggs County, North Dakota, 2010:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2010
Subsidy Total
2010
1 Disaster Payments
 235   $3,315,287
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 5**   $2,694,856
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 397   $2,406,255
4 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $2,002,368
5 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $1,146,440