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Rabun County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $2.06 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $127000 in commodity subsidies.
  • $241000 in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $334000 in conservation subsidies.
  • $1.36 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 73 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $1.34 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $8,906 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $204 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

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

Years:
Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Disaster Payments
 68   $1,357,415
2 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 19   $156,725
3 Livestock Subsidies
 37**   $118,839
4 Corn Subsidies**
 23**   $100,226
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 3   $38,782