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Elbert County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $11.6 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $5.98 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $449000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $1.69 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $3.49 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 72 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $8.01 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $7,969 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $234 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Elbert County, Georgia, 2008:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2008
Subsidy Total
2008
1 Disaster Payments
 174   $301,794
2 Cotton Subsidies**
 58   $198,789
3 Livestock Subsidies
 158   $93,296
4 Wheat Subsidies**
 177   $69,396
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 23   $27,077