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6th District Of Tennessee (Rep. Diane Black) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $243 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $157 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $21.7 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $64.4 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Tennessee ranking: 25 of 50 States
  • 78 percent of farms in Tennessee did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 84 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $204 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $5,035 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $56 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 6th District of Tennessee (Rep. Diane Black), 2011:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2011
Subsidy Total
2011
1 Tobacco Subsidies
 2,217**   $4,871,685
2 Disaster Payments
 214   $4,311,040
3 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $1,566,747
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $828,673
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 0**   $451,553