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Ramsey County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $411 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $147 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $155 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $46.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $62.3 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 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $145 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $50,729 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,251 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,313**   $141,469,453
2 Disaster Payments
 1,088   $62,270,975
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 892   $45,551,837
4 Corn Subsidies**
 364**   $33,607,391
5 Barley Subsidies**
 1,274**   $32,197,480