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4th District Of Virginia (Rep. J. RandyForbes) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $490 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $438 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $19.8 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $32.8 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Virginia ranking: 31 of 50 States
  • 79 percent of farms in Virginia did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 83 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $406 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $26,743 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $361 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 4th District of Virginia (Rep. J. RandyForbes), 2004:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2004
Subsidy Total
2004
1 Peanut Subsidies
 1,312   $10,105,527
2 Cotton Subsidies**
 823   $9,568,259
3 Corn Subsidies**
 1,493   $2,737,041
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 526   $1,361,852
5 Soybean Subsidies**
 1,083   $967,047