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12th District Of Georgia (Rep. John Barrow) Summary Information

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  • $1.03 billion in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $800 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $ in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $94.4 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $136 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 83 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $854 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $33,582 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $431 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in 12th District of Georgia (Rep. John Barrow), 1995-2012:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
1995-2012
Subsidy Total
1995-2012
1 Cotton Subsidies**
 4,678**   $496,300,123
2 Peanut Subsidies
 4,952**   $142,689,391
3 Disaster Payments
 4,582   $136,367,579
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 6,612   $86,088,822
5 Corn Subsidies**
 8,535**   $62,752,844