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Lamb County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $575 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $318 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $108 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $95.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $53.8 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 61 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $285 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $44,214 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,912 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 3,122**   $303,635,649
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,819   $92,571,549
3 Corn Subsidies**
 1,821**   $64,702,468
4 Disaster Payments
 2,067   $53,823,801
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 2,239**   $19,490,157