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1st District Of Kentucky (Rep. Ed Whitfield) Summary Information

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  • $1.78 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.23 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $433 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $114 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Kentucky ranking: 24 of 50 States
  • 65 percent of farms in Kentucky did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 80 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.43 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $15,547 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $217 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 1st District of Kentucky (Rep. Ed Whitfield), 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**
 35,763**   $712,770,240
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 14,911   $396,617,365
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 18,581**   $173,962,185
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 20,510**   $165,948,792
5 Disaster Payments
 17,956   $114,380,911