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2nd District Of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie G.Thompson) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $4.77 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $4.23 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $327 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $213 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Mississippi ranking: 13 of 50 States
  • 59 percent of farms in Mississippi did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 84 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $4.02 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $117,177 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,096 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 2nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie G.Thompson), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 10,376**   $2,814,599,855
2 Rice Subsidies**
 3,101**   $992,756,440
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 8,203   $296,905,916
4 Disaster Payments
 8,976   $213,204,618
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 6,787**   $182,704,438