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18th District Of Illinois (Rep. Aaron Schock) Summary Information

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  • $3.46 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $3.04 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $379 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $48.4 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Illinois ranking: 3 of 50 States
  • 26 percent of farms in Illinois did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 63 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $2.17 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $31,786 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,207 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 18th District of Illinois (Rep. Aaron Schock), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 38,033**   $2,214,840,222
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 31,537**   $611,838,538
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 14,668   $368,782,796
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 18,930**   $89,045,699
5 Disaster Payments
 8,721   $48,400,308