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6th District Of Texas (Rep. Joe Barton) Summary Information

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  • $149 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $115 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $5.17 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $28.8 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Texas ranking: 1 of 50 States
  • 81 percent of farms in Texas did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 82 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $121 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $23,961 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $328 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 6th District of Texas (Rep. Joe Barton), 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**
 1,283**   $55,180,784
2 Disaster Payments
 2,084   $28,787,089
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 2,053**   $27,465,963
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 1,754**   $15,284,349
5 Corn Subsidies**
 1,284**   $14,533,548