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Moore County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $250 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $162 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $49.6 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $19.5 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $19.0 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 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $114 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $64,008 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $3,027 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Moore County, Texas, 2004:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2004
Subsidy Total
2004
1 Corn Subsidies**
 323   $6,073,053
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 417   $2,883,434
3 Sorghum Subsidies**
 388   $2,439,736
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 113   $842,544
5 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 19   $288,457