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Toombs County, Georgia Summary Information

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  • $51.9 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $21.3 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $16.1 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $6.22 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $8.32 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 75 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $26.9 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $16,324 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $360 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Toombs County, Georgia, 2003:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2003
Subsidy Total
2003
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 145   $1,220,232
2 Disaster Payments
 79   $1,126,154
3 Peanut Subsidies
 90   $371,592
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 79   $115,997
5 Wheat Subsidies**
 265   $109,753