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Newton County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $971000 in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $38272.39 in commodity subsidies.
  • $4152.00 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $718000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $210000 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 43 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $418000 over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $1,641 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $178 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 110   $210,269
2 Livestock Subsidies
 105**   $189,316
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 11   $139,846
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 8   $41,968
5 Rice Subsidies**
 0**   $4,143