Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Georgia, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 10,563

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Georgia totaled $539,519,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Birdsong PeanutsSuffolk, VA 23439$17,543,279
2Golden Peanut Co LLCAlpharetta, GA 30022$12,285,124
3First State Bank Of Blakely **Colquitt, GA 39837$11,398,434
4Aggeorgia Farm Credit Aca **Ocilla, GA 31774$11,339,608
5Olam Peanut Shelling Company IncSmithville, GA 31787$10,745,527
6Premium Peanut, LLCDouglas, GA 31535$7,283,595
7Southwest Georgia Farm Credit **Bainbridge, GA 39817$5,530,756
8American Peanut Growers Gp LLCDonalsonville, GA 39845$5,275,555
9Ag South Farm Credit Aca **Statesboro, GA 30459$4,996,615
10Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$4,795,037
11Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$3,739,245
12Tifton Quality PeanutsTifton, GA 31794$3,622,170
13Ameris Bank **Dothan, AL 36303$3,575,713
14Bank Of Early **Blakely, GA 39823$2,651,987
15Bank Of Dawson **Dawson, GA 39842$2,502,440
16Colony Bank Fitzgerald **Fitzgerald, GA 31750$2,481,696
17Farmers & Merchants Bank **Nashville, GA 31639$2,346,843
18Queensborough Natl Bank & Tr Co **Waynesboro, GA 30830$2,073,403
19Servisfirst Bank **Dothan, AL 36302$1,891,124
20United National Bank **Cairo, GA 39828$1,749,324

* 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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