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Adams County, Washington Summary Information

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  • $437 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $189 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $39.0 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $191 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $18.8 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Washington ranking: 23 of 50 States
  • 82 percent of farms in Washington did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 62 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $246 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $53,562 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,063 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Adams County, Washington, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,724   $188,193,515
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 2,183**   $178,077,717
3 Disaster Payments
 898   $18,768,355
4 Barley Subsidies**
 1,954**   $9,968,923
5 Corn Subsidies**
 282**   $3,984,560