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5th District Of Maryland (Rep. Steny H.Hoyer) Summary Information

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  • $38.1 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $24.0 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $7.69 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $6.44 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Maryland ranking: 36 of 50 States
  • 64 percent of farms in Maryland did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 72 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $27.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $15,952 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $395 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 5th District of Maryland (Rep. Steny H.Hoyer), 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 671**   $13,021,634
2 Disaster Payments
 447   $6,437,334
3 Soybean Subsidies**
 524**   $6,416,407
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 252   $5,991,873
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 542**   $3,728,758