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2nd District Of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Wilson) Summary Information

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  • $144 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $99.1 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $19.9 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $25.4 million in disaster subsidies.
  • South Carolina ranking: 30 of 50 States
  • 70 percent of farms in South Carolina did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 82 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $119 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $22,017 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $310 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 2nd District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Wilson), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 667**   $61,234,285
2 Disaster Payments
 974   $25,407,803
3 Corn Subsidies**
 1,826**   $17,109,910
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,459   $16,626,060
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 1,628**   $10,803,151