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Colquitt County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $249 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $194 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $30.3 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $7.08 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $17.7 million 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 79 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $173 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $48,739 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $671 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Colquitt County, Georgia, 1995-2012:

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 994**   $161,928,645
2 Peanut Subsidies
 1,262**   $35,284,592
3 Disaster Payments
 774   $17,741,866
4 Tobacco Subsidies
 569**   $7,689,693
5 Corn Subsidies**
 888**   $6,481,817