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Wyoming Summary Information

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  • $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, 1995-2012:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 7,514   $176,230,641
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,692   $145,459,195
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 3,402**   $98,696,209
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 3,168   $86,311,749
5 Livestock Subsidies
 5,760**   $83,422,545
6 Corn Subsidies**
 2,861**   $75,705,557
7 Barley Subsidies**
 4,055**   $42,704,696
8 Wool Subsidies
 1,894**   $21,368,516
9 Sugar Beet Subsidies
 393**   $7,985,328
10 Sheep Meat Subsidies
 873**   $7,355,316