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Sargent County, North Dakota Summary Information

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  • $311 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $135 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $100 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $39.0 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $36.8 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 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $121 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $53,574 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,389 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Sargent County, North Dakota, 2011:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2011
Subsidy Total
2011
1 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $9,324,438
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $5,371,232
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 420   $3,748,363
4 Disaster Payments
 412   $3,529,149
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $1,715,219