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Fisher County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $225 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $98.7 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $59.1 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $33.1 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $34.5 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 66 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $109 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $29,514 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,020 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 1,655**   $132,911,963
2 Disaster Payments
 1,533   $34,520,214
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 812   $32,119,147
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,082**   $16,674,428
5 Livestock Subsidies
 596**   $2,659,684