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17th District Of Pennsylvania (Rep. Matt Cartwright) Summary Information

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  • $53.4 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $33.7 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $11.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $8.24 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Pennsylvania ranking: 29 of 50 States
  • 72 percent of farms in Pennsylvania did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 62 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $33.2 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $19,911 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $823 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 17th District of Pennsylvania (Rep. Matt Cartwright), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 734**   $22,102,702
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 459   $10,387,751
3 Disaster Payments
 453   $8,240,170
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 112**   $4,294,397
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 480**   $3,020,978