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5th District Of Virginia (Rep. Robert Hurt) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $260 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $170 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $46.1 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $43.1 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 80 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $208 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $7,397 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $102 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 5th District of Virginia (Rep. Robert Hurt), 2007:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2007
Subsidy Total
2007
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 1,133   $2,109,433
2 Corn Subsidies**
 2,955   $1,324,592
3 Disaster Payments
 680   $1,070,898
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 2,581   $701,194
5
 593   $589,565