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3rd District Of Nebraska (Rep. Adrian Smith) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $9.92 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $8.23 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $991 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $693 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 61 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $6.05 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $40,087 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,546 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 3rd District of Nebraska (Rep. Adrian Smith), 2006:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2006
Subsidy Total
2006
1 Corn Subsidies**
 36,656   $431,483,692
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 12,241   $57,794,032
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 24,821   $36,413,919
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 19,063   $35,053,952
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 23,762   $23,049,328