Farm Subsidy information


Total USDA Subsidies in Georgia, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 15,220

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Georgia totaled $787,165,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1Birdsong PeanutsSuffolk, VA 23439$17,543,279
2First State Bank Of Blakely **Colquitt, GA 39837$12,722,155
3Aggeorgia Farm Credit Aca **Ocilla, GA 31774$12,605,982
4Golden Peanut Co LLCAlpharetta, GA 30022$12,285,124
5Olam Peanut Shelling Company IncSmithville, GA 31787$10,745,527
6Premium Peanut, LLCDouglas, GA 31535$7,283,595
7Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$5,918,865
8Southwest Georgia Farm Credit **Bainbridge, GA 39817$5,569,056
9American Peanut Growers Gp LLCDonalsonville, GA 39845$5,275,555
10Ag South Farm Credit Aca **Statesboro, GA 30459$5,217,020
11Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$4,532,417
12Tifton Quality PeanutsTifton, GA 31794$3,622,170
13Ameris Bank **Dothan, AL 36303$3,575,713
14Farmers & Merchants Bank **Nashville, GA 31639$2,841,087
15Bank Of Early **Blakely, GA 39823$2,651,987
16Bank Of Dawson **Dawson, GA 39842$2,615,023
17Colony Bank Fitzgerald **Fitzgerald, GA 31750$2,481,696
18Dixon Farm Supply IncAlapaha, GA 31622$2,252,450
19Queensborough Natl Bank & Tr Co **Waynesboro, GA 30830$2,073,403
20Servisfirst Bank **Dothan, AL 36302$1,891,124

* USDA data are not "transparent" for many payments made to recipients through most cooperatives. Recipients of payments made through most cooperatives, and the amounts, have not been made public. To see ownership information, click on the name, then click on the link that is titled Ownership Information.

** EWG has identified this recipient as a bank or lending institution that received the payment because the payment applicant had a loan requiring any subsidy payments go to the lender first. In 2019, the information provided to EWG by USDA began to include the entity that received the payment, rather than the person or entity that applied for it, which was previously provided. This move to shield subsidy recipients from disclosure enables USDA to further evade taxpayer accountability. Six percent of subsidy dollars went to banks, lending institutions, or the Farm Service Agency.”

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‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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