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Ransom County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $286 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $114 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $84.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $65.5 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $22.8 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 58 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $117 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $49,161 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,271 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 899**   $85,978,371
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 838   $65,149,676
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 907**   $47,476,588
4 Soybean Subsidies**
 601**   $36,072,836
5 Disaster Payments
 826   $22,775,827