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Florence County, Wisconsin Summary Information

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  • $1.37 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $762000 in commodity subsidies.
  • $161000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $130000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $322000 in disaster subsidies.
  • Wisconsin ranking: 15 of 50 States
  • 40 percent of farms in Wisconsin did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 61 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $736000 over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $3,773 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $154 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Florence County, Wisconsin, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 85**   $527,939
2 Dairy Program Subsidies
 37**   $324,818
3 Disaster Payments
 64   $322,102
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 9   $56,508
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 9   $30,113