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13th District Of Texas (Rep. Mac Thornberry) Summary Information

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  • $4.36 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $2.85 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $893 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $614 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 67 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $2.90 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $49,364 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,503 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 13th District of Texas (Rep. Mac Thornberry), 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**
 13,086**   $887,407,734
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 24,712**   $871,837,736
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 13,845   $855,664,291
4 Disaster Payments
 22,556   $614,298,237
5 Corn Subsidies**
 6,622**   $513,858,302