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7th District Of Minnesota (Rep. Collin C.Peterson) Summary Information

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  • $6.91 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $5.13 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.28 billion in conservation subsidies.
  • $499 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 60 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $4.14 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $38,880 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,642 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 7th District of Minnesota (Rep. Collin C.Peterson), 1995-2012:

Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 39,586**   $2,636,643,469
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 35,828   $1,240,761,859
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 31,857**   $1,038,355,170
4 Soybean Subsidies**
 28,187**   $976,301,568
5 Disaster Payments
 25,230   $499,077,694