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Cherokee County, Oklahoma Summary Information

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  • $9.51 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.69 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $4.84 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $989000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.99 million 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 64 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $2.99 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $2,459 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $100 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 701   $1,989,293
2 Livestock Subsidies
 676**   $1,828,425
3 Dairy Program Subsidies
 57**   $1,447,573
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 38   $175,206
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 26**   $142,328