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Oklahoma Summary Information

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  • $6.21 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $3.44 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $931 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $825 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.02 billion in disaster subsidies.
  • Oklahoma ranking: 18 of 50 States
  • 69 percent of farms in Oklahoma did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 73 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $3.86 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $21,165 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $469 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Oklahoma, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 70,580**   $2,826,177,295
2 Disaster Payments
 74,016   $1,017,356,070
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 18,708   $644,159,823
4 Cotton Subsidies**
 14,139**   $499,419,515
5 Livestock Subsidies
 52,265**   $341,964,762
6 Corn Subsidies**
 8,034**   $200,042,520
7 Peanut Subsidies
 3,158**   $189,572,375
8 Sorghum Subsidies**
 27,078**   $173,455,273
9 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 11,814   $100,503,874
10 Soybean Subsidies**
 8,563**   $80,745,429