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Grant County, West Virginia Summary Information

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  • $6.63 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.07 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $239000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $4.31 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.01 million in disaster subsidies.
  • West Virginia ranking: 43 of 50 States
  • 91 percent of farms in West Virginia did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 58 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $3.69 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $5,597 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $282 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Grant County, West Virginia, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 66   $2,458,107
2 Corn Subsidies**
 94**   $1,061,730
3 Disaster Payments
 273   $1,011,198
4 Livestock Subsidies
 275**   $855,917
5 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 81   $676,604