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Oregon Summary Information

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2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
  • $1.92 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $803 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $218 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $727 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $173 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Oregon ranking: 32 of 50 States
  • 87 percent of farms in Oregon did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 73 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.24 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $30,840 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $653 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Oregon, 2007:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
2007
Subsidy Total
2007
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 2,542   $34,794,574
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 5,933   $30,752,042
3 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 1,052   $16,600,169
4 Barley Subsidies**
 4,096   $2,303,600
5 Disaster Payments
 138   $1,242,331
6 Corn Subsidies**
 1,089   $1,144,444
7 Wetlands Reserve Program
 22   $646,465
8 Dairy Program Subsidies
 250   $544,473
9 Wool Subsidies
 215   $170,589
10 Oat Subsidies**
 2,003   $56,650