Cotton Subsidies in Ben Hill County, Georgia totaled $26.3 million from 1995-2019‡.

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$5,575,666
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$5,203,217
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$4,035,561
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$2,026,912
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$1,159,148
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$1,034,434
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$529,527
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$450,570
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$384,953
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$161,040
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$6,569
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$3,410
Mkt. Loss Asst. Refund - Upland Cotton$-36
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-300
Deficiency - Upcotton$-22,474

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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