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Richland County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $568 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $312 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $171 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $34.2 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $50.8 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 61 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $243 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $62,190 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,156 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 1,672**   $228,702,725
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,469**   $115,091,191
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,710**   $91,731,671
4 Disaster Payments
 1,441   $50,773,380
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 923   $33,617,391