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Butts County, Georgia Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $1.67 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $418000 in commodity subsidies.
  • $17880.00 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $488000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $750000 in disaster subsidies.
  • Georgia ranking: 16 of 50 States
  • 70 percent of farms in Georgia did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 51 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $850000 over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $3,776 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $250 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Butts County, Georgia, 2008:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2008
Subsidy Total
2008
1 Disaster Payments
 21   $54,182
2 Conservation Reserve Program
 10   $8,988
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 9   $7,722
4 Livestock Subsidies
 8   $6,219
5 Corn Subsidies**
 6   $558