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1st District Of Nebraska (Rep. Jeff Fortenberry) Summary Information

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  • $2.78 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $2.38 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $289 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $111 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Nebraska ranking: 5 of 50 States
  • 27 percent of farms in Nebraska did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 62 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.73 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $31,292 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,160 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 1st District of Nebraska (Rep. Jeff Fortenberry), 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 28,807**   $1,608,558,670
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 23,694**   $419,073,922
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 9,142   $276,214,102
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 14,478**   $223,419,914
5 Disaster Payments
 14,310   $110,804,977