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San Saba County, Texas Summary Information

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  • $20.9 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $6.99 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $4.56 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $439000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $8.90 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 69 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $11.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $9,539 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $258 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in San Saba County, Texas, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 651   $8,898,305
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 268**   $7,329,066
3 Livestock Subsidies
 564**   $4,480,550
4 Peanut Subsidies
 62**   $1,487,904
5 Sorghum Subsidies**
 122**   $260,835