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5th District Of Alabama (Rep. Mo Brooks) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $459 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $381 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $37.3 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $39.9 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Alabama ranking: 26 of 50 States
  • 70 percent of farms in Alabama did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 88 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $402 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $25,549 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $229 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 5th District of Alabama (Rep. Mo Brooks), 2004:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2004
Subsidy Total
2004
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 2,261   $21,923,966
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 598   $1,798,873
3 Corn Subsidies**
 2,139   $1,693,032
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 2,084   $763,722
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,459   $489,528