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Lynn County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $481 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $238 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $129 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $39.8 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $74.3 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 65 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $230 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $47,453 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,569 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 2,762**   $341,889,644
2 Disaster Payments
 2,294   $74,342,437
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 648   $39,108,654
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 2,287**   $9,304,060
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,472**   $3,644,547