Livestock Subsidies in Gilmer County, Georgia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 164

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Gilmer County, Georgia totaled $1,681,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020
1William Brett BurnetteTalking Rock, GA 30175$96,936
2Franklin B Wright Inc *Talking Rock, GA 30175$68,266
3Ray E ReeceEllijay, GA 30536$53,032
4Eugene WoodringEllijay, GA 30536$50,546
5Emmett FaristEllijay, GA 30540$43,389
6Penland Brothers Poultry *Ellijay, GA 30540$41,005
7Serena Rachel ReeceEllijay, GA 30536$40,502
8Boyd Jackson Reece JrEllijay, GA 30536$37,379
9Greg K Wright Inc *Talking Rock, GA 30175$37,145
10C Arthur WeaverEllijay, GA 30536$36,718
11Eddie E BrooksEllijay, GA 30536$35,584
12Billy Eugene JamesEllijay, GA 30540$31,958
13Kenny McclureEllijay, GA 30540$30,947
14Wm H Burnette JrTalking Rock, GA 30175$30,339
15Joe H JamesEast Ellijay, GA 30539$27,859
16William L WeaverEllijay, GA 30536$27,780
17Earl O ToweryEllijay, GA 30540$27,284
18Joseph Mitchell DavisEllijay, GA 30540$26,583
19Thomas L PrinceEllijay, GA 30536$25,138
20Howard GreenEllijay, GA 30540$24,465

* 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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