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Bosque County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $14.6 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $7.87 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $2.38 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $927000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $3.43 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Texas ranking: 1 of 50 States
  • 81 percent of farms in Texas did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 67 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $8.23 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $6,166 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $210 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Bosque County, Texas, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 439**   $4,781,806
2 Disaster Payments
 598   $3,429,522
3 Livestock Subsidies
 562**   $1,860,960
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 294**   $1,157,833
5 Cotton Subsidies**
 14**   $778,333