Wheat Subsidies in Columbia County, Georgia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 13 of 13

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Columbia County, Georgia totaled $52,381 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Roy J YeltonThomson, GA 30824$18,276
2James G YeltonNorwood, GA 30821$6,218
3S F YeltonNorwood, GA 30821$5,939
4Sara Anne PottsWatkinsville, GA 30677$5,298
5Pollard Land Company Inc *Appling, GA 30802$3,801
6Arthur LuckeyMartinez, GA 30907$3,604
7Howard DeesHarlem, GA 30814$3,252
8L B AndersonGrovetown, GA 30813$2,521
9Spurgeon A Bennett JrAppling, GA 30802$1,772
10Denise BartlesAppling, GA 30802$1,122
11Princeton A TuttHarlem, GA 30814$366
12Robert B Anderson JrSidney, OH 45365$174
13Eugene CollinsThomson, GA 30824$38

* 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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