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1st District Of Minnesota (Rep. Timothy J.Walz) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $4.06 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $3.62 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $363 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $77.2 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Minnesota ranking: 4 of 50 States
  • 30 percent of farms in Minnesota did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 57 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $2.32 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $38,613 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,818 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 1st District of Minnesota (Rep. Timothy J.Walz), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 27,016**   $2,747,739,550
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 20,325**   $682,985,589
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 17,173   $339,886,910
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 3,821**   $102,898,139
5 Disaster Payments
 11,569   $77,159,776