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Wirt County, West Virginia Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $783000 in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $184000 in commodity subsidies.
  • $19797.00 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $476000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $103000 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 63 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $481000 over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $2,140 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $75 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Wirt County, West Virginia, 2009:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2009
Subsidy Total
2009
1 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 6   $106,375
2 Tobacco Subsidies
 14**   $5,208