Cotton Subsidies in Hart County, Georgia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 59

Recipients of Cotton Subsidies from farms in Hart County, Georgia totaled $1,280,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Cotton Subsidies
1995-2020
1Fleming Farms *Canon, GA 30520$530,707
2Milford Brothers *Hartwell, GA 30643$244,396
3Kenneth L YorkHartwell, GA 30643$97,672
4L M YorkHartwell, GA 30643$59,336
5Melanie Willis BrittHartwell, GA 30643$49,978
6Craig L LewisHartwell, GA 30643$43,139
7King Farms *Lavonia, GA 30553$34,460
8James Donald BrownDewy Rose, GA 30634$27,444
9Hugh WilkersonDewy Rose, GA 30634$24,640
10Bettie Jane B ElarbeeAtlanta, GA 30327$17,833
11Larry R BramblettElberton, GA 30635$15,040
12Kevin Michael VassarHartwell, GA 30643$13,042
13Tim KingLavonia, GA 30553$9,724
14T Lynn JohnsonCanon, GA 30520$9,454
15Ptl Agriculture LLC *Canon, GA 30520$8,698
16Flossie J SandersLavonia, GA 30553$8,060
17Joe F CooperDewy Rose, GA 30634$7,936
18King Brothers Farm Inc *Lavonia, GA 30553$6,782
19Andrew SullivanAlpharetta, GA 30022$6,771
20Kenneth FlemingDewy Rose, GA 30634$6,371

* 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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