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Mitchell County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $259 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $195 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $35.2 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $9.43 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $19.4 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 76 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $171 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $57,621 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $952 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 750**   $132,168,890
2 Peanut Subsidies
 1,230**   $61,691,483
3 Disaster Payments
 609   $19,389,658
4 Corn Subsidies**
 792**   $16,517,820
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 331   $6,489,411