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5th District Of Washington (Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $1.86 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $1.17 billion in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $581 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $112 million in disaster subsidies.
  • Washington ranking: 23 of 50 States
  • 82 percent of farms in Washington did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 65 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.20 billion over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $53,039 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $1,709 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 5th District of Washington (Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers), 2008:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2008
Subsidy Total
2008
1 Conservation Reserve Program
 3,473   $40,344,624
2 Wheat Subsidies**
 5,865   $36,533,295
3 Barley Subsidies**
 4,828   $5,935,408
4 Disaster Payments
 1,187   $3,499,203
5 Livestock Subsidies
 372   $606,172