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Pickens County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $891000 in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $67826.64 in commodity subsidies.
  • $400.00 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $459000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $364000 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 44 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $391000 over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $2,174 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $217 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 63   $363,827
2 Livestock Subsidies
 65**   $302,762
3 Corn Subsidies**
 7**   $43,315
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 3   $19,768
5 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 3   $15,804