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Grand Isle County, Vermont Summary Information

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  • $7.36 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $4.58 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $595000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $567000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.62 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Vermont ranking: 40 of 50 States
  • 81 percent of farms in Vermont did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 62 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $4.19 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $18,627 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $713 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Grand Isle County, Vermont, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 95**   $2,421,259
2 Dairy Program Subsidies
 84**   $2,343,586
3 Disaster Payments
 64   $1,621,145
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 19   $282,179
5 Livestock Subsidies
 50**   $258,484