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4th District Of Iowa (Rep. Steve King) Summary Information

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  • $9.17 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $8.06 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $897 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $211 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Iowa ranking: 2 of 50 States
  • 19 percent of farms in Iowa did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $5.18 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $37,371 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,845 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 4th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 71,541**   $6,245,257,920
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 56,892**   $1,589,981,756
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 36,207   $870,543,151
4 Disaster Payments
 24,194   $210,943,633
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 1,103**   $33,386,004