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Table 1: Top ten states for "Freedom to Farm" payments

Freedom to Farm: Table 1: Top ten states for "Freedom to Farm" payments

February 1, 1996
Rank by total estimated Freedom to Farm payments State Estimated Freedom to Farm payments ($ billions) Estimated avg. 7-yr. payment to top 2 percent $ per recipient
1 Iowa $3.51 $188,000
2 Texas $3.29 $335,000
3 Illinois $2.80 $188,000
4 Nebraska $2.75 $233,000
5 Kansas $2.72 $236,000
6 Minnesota $2.03 $212,000
7 North Dakota $1.76 $222,000
8 Arkansas $1.69 $601,000
9 California $1.29 $800,000
10 Indiana $1.28 $202,000