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Lauderdale County, Tennessee Summary Information

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  • $188 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $129 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $29.8 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $17.0 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $12.2 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Tennessee ranking: 25 of 50 States
  • 78 percent of farms in Tennessee did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 79 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $125 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $35,429 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $531 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Lauderdale County, Tennessee, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 1,378**   $109,277,429
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,232**   $19,930,327
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 675   $15,683,277
4 Corn Subsidies**
 1,098**   $12,434,407
5 Disaster Payments
 850   $12,196,374