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Montague County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $23.9 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $8.53 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $1.03 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $3.98 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $10.4 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 63 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $14.4 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $7,611 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $333 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 917   $10,369,550
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 410**   $6,992,178
3 Livestock Subsidies
 802**   $5,501,538
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 192   $1,589,487
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 54   $1,402,080