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20th District Of Texas (Rep. Joaquin Castro) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $1.30 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $847000 in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $79411.00 in conservation subsidies.
  • $374000 in disaster subsidies.
  • States
  • 81 percent of farms in Texas did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 77 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.00 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $5,154 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $94 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 20th District of Texas (Rep. Joaquin Castro), 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
(click for top recipients, payment concentration and regional rankings)
Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Corn Subsidies**
 43**   $566,441
2 Disaster Payments
 63   $373,856
3 Livestock Subsidies
 53**   $247,361
4 Sorghum Subsidies**
 56**   $155,527
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 45**   $85,601