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3rd District Of New Mexico (Rep. Ben RayLuján) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $594 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $263 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $213 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $119 million in disaster subsidies.
  • New Mexico ranking: 35 of 50 States
  • 84 percent of farms in New Mexico did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 82 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $489 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $25,593 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $233 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 3rd District of New Mexico (Rep. Ben RayLuján), 2003:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2003
Subsidy Total
2003
1 Disaster Payments
 2,248   $13,636,443
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 940   $11,655,885
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,236   $4,854,882
4 Corn Subsidies**
 365   $2,847,954
5 Sorghum Subsidies**
 1,080   $2,823,386