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Jackson County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $305 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $231 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $42.0 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $538000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $30.8 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 72 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $189 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $64,961 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,326 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Rice Subsidies**
 664**   $133,433,139
2 Corn Subsidies**
 1,003**   $53,060,195
3 Cotton Subsidies**
 547**   $44,583,236
4 Disaster Payments
 1,099   $30,839,421
5 Sorghum Subsidies**
 1,064**   $29,435,276