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8th District Of North Carolina (Rep. Richard Hudson) Summary Information

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  • $338 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $278 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $25.6 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $34.2 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 $304 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $20,195 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $121 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 8th District of North Carolina (Rep. Richard Hudson), 2011:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2011
Subsidy Total
2011
1 Tobacco Subsidies
 364**   $4,000,144
2 Cotton Subsidies**
 0**   $2,138,625
3 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $1,765,827
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $1,297,992
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $930,756