Total Commodity Certificates in Ben Hill County, Georgia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 14 of 14

Recipients of Total Commodity Certificates from farms in Ben Hill County, Georgia totaled $165,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Commodity Certificates
1D And M Farms *Rebecca, GA 31783$33,705
2Scott WilliamsFitzgerald, GA 31750$22,503
3W F HobbyRebecca, GA 31783$20,325
4J Penta K Farms Inc *Fitzgerald, GA 31750$18,543
5Charles Eddie Luke JrArabi, GA 31712$15,108
6Ruth W LukeArabi, GA 31712$15,085
7Hour Glass Farms Partnerships *Ambrose, GA 31512$12,044
8Donald Gene CollinsRebecca, GA 31783$11,608
9Andrew T Fuller Estate *Ocilla, GA 31774$5,716
10David YoungRebecca, GA 31783$5,644
11Fred L SmithWray, GA 31798$2,136
12R & B Ag Inc *Arabi, GA 31712$1,077
13Alan Corey JohnstonTifton, GA 31794$1,029
14Patricia W LukeArabi, GA 31712$758

* 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.”

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


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