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2nd District Of Idaho (Rep. Michael K.Simpson) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $1.88 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.21 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $511 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $165 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Idaho ranking: 27 of 50 States
  • 64 percent of farms in Idaho did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 65 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.23 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $36,916 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,193 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 2nd District of Idaho (Rep. Michael K.Simpson), 2008:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2008
Subsidy Total
2008
1 Wheat Subsidies**
 5,863   $29,617,332
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 2,411   $26,540,188
3 Disaster Payments
 1,849   $19,781,890
4 Livestock Subsidies
 1,282   $11,879,374
5
 1,281   $11,827,424