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Newton County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $2.40 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $858000 in commodity subsidies.
  • $17371.00 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $320000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.21 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 59 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.41 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $5,226 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $228 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 112   $1,208,029
2 Livestock Subsidies
 111**   $799,118
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 73**   $544,060
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 19   $231,281
5 Dairy Program Subsidies
 4**   $80,337