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Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Summary Information

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  • $7.02 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $4.31 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $525000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.77 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $405000 in disaster subsidies.
  • Pennsylvania ranking: 29 of 50 States
  • 72 percent of farms in Pennsylvania did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 62 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $4.00 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $14,821 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $618 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 72**   $2,411,503
2 Dairy Program Subsidies
 62**   $2,325,973
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 72   $1,490,074
4 Disaster Payments
 84   $405,096
5 Livestock Subsidies
 78**   $184,087