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Wyoming Summary Information

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2004
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2009
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2011
2012
  • $758 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $229 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $90.0 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $262 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $176 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Wyoming ranking: 37 of 50 States
  • 75 percent of farms in Wyoming did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 63 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $420 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $19,637 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $755 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Wyoming, 2009:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
2009
Subsidy Total
2009
1 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 732   $12,650,836
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 784   $7,756,500
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 18**   $5,629,961
4 Corn Subsidies**
 20**   $3,446,173
5 Livestock Subsidies
 160**   $2,078,916
6 Barley Subsidies**
 118**   $1,751,159
7 Disaster Payments
 68   $723,342
8 Wool Subsidies
 241**   $700,786
9 Wetlands Reserve Program
 11   $540,142
10 Dairy Program Subsidies
 26**   $532,380