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Johnson County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $32.1 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $18.3 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $4.34 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $481000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $8.97 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 73 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $20.2 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $11,011 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $267 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 628**   $9,983,681
2 Disaster Payments
 792   $8,967,436
3 Sorghum Subsidies**
 565**   $5,487,937
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 85**   $4,085,529
5 Livestock Subsidies
 637**   $3,218,684