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51st District Of California (Rep. Juan Vargas) Summary Information

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  • $127 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $115 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.89 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $9.40 million in disaster subsidies.
  • California ranking: 10 of 50 States
  • 91 percent of farms in California did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 58 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $73.9 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $74,657 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $3,123 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 51st District of California (Rep. Juan Vargas), 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 347**   $63,570,523
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 536**   $55,627,452
3 Disaster Payments
 242   $9,400,689
4 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 84   $1,750,529
5 Wool Subsidies
 17**   $924,442