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York County, Pennsylvania Summary Information

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  • $83.9 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $50.0 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $20.8 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $8.68 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $4.41 million 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 $39.0 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $19,832 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $818 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 707**   $39,796,686
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 502**   $12,706,145
3 Dairy Program Subsidies
 201**   $7,778,336
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 326   $7,559,685
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 559**   $5,633,393