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1st District Of Georgia (Rep. Jack Kingston) Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $156 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $117 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $7.39 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $31.3 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 84 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $131 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $20,292 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $233 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 1st District of Georgia (Rep. Jack Kingston), 2005:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2005
Subsidy Total
2005
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 616   $8,219,618
2 Disaster Payments
 407   $4,828,337
3 Corn Subsidies**
 1,043   $1,401,817
4 Peanut Subsidies
 99   $342,061
5 Fish Subsidies
 35   $211,893