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3rd District Of Michigan (Rep. Justin Amash) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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2012
  • $338 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $283 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $35.5 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $19.4 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Michigan ranking: 22 of 50 States
  • 59 percent of farms in Michigan did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 68 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $231 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $26,805 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $777 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 3rd District of Michigan (Rep. Justin Amash), 2005:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2005
Subsidy Total
2005
1 Corn Subsidies**
 2,229   $26,178,949
2 Disaster Payments
 290   $3,108,163
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 695   $1,334,016
4 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,396   $1,228,934
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,552   $1,131,603