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2nd District Of Florida (Rep. Steve Southerland) Summary Information

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  • $229 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $156 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $33.2 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $40.0 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Florida ranking: 28 of 50 States
  • 90 percent of farms in Florida did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 80 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $182 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $20,874 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $334 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 2nd District of Florida (Rep. Steve Southerland), 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Peanut Subsidies
 2,090**   $67,197,827
2 Cotton Subsidies**
 899**   $57,157,317
3 Disaster Payments
 1,861   $39,998,989
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,557   $27,160,377
5 Corn Subsidies**
 2,283**   $15,059,839