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Sanpete County, Utah Summary Information

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  • $26.6 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $11.3 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $357000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $5.38 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $9.58 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Utah ranking: 38 of 50 States
  • 82 percent of farms in Utah did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 67 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $17.5 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $13,918 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $437 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Sanpete County, Utah, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 446   $9,583,774
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 234   $4,003,010
3 Livestock Subsidies
 374**   $3,373,699
4 Wool Subsidies
 292**   $3,018,853
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 41**   $2,633,160