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1st District Of North Carolina (Rep. G. K.Butterfield) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $1.16 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.02 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $50.5 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $95.4 million in disaster subsidies.
  • North Carolina ranking: 20 of 50 States
  • 74 percent of farms in North Carolina did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 90 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.05 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $28,555 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $169 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 1st District of North Carolina (Rep. G. K.Butterfield), 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**
 3,806**   $524,813,786
2 Peanut Subsidies
 11,998**   $233,641,880
3 Corn Subsidies**
 6,560**   $97,442,512
4 Tobacco Subsidies
 14,041**   $96,147,185
5 Disaster Payments
 3,450   $95,417,237