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6th District Of Indiana (Rep. Luke Messer) Summary Information

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  • $1.44 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.26 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $110 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $69.8 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Indiana ranking: 11 of 50 States
  • 41 percent of farms in Indiana did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 74 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.06 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $26,932 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $494 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 6th District of Indiana (Rep. Luke Messer), 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**
 18,191**   $885,294,603
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 13,928**   $276,107,457
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 6,060   $103,293,806
4 Disaster Payments
 6,797   $69,830,577
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 10,738**   $54,528,179