Total Market Facilitation Program in Pierce County, Georgia, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 110

Recipients of Total Market Facilitation Program from farms in Pierce County, Georgia totaled $4,115,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Market Facilitation Program
1Strickland III FarmsScreven, GA 31560$701,252
2Daniel L JohnsonAlma, GA 31510$274,002
3Jordan Ellis ThorntonBlackshear, GA 31516$205,292
4Aldridge Farms LLC *Waycross, GA 31503$158,108
5Joseph L BoyettWaycross, GA 31503$122,322
6Raymond Walker DixonBlackshear, GA 31516$120,789
7Thomas Jerry SmithBristol, GA 31518$118,687
8Walker Brothers Farms Inc *Blackshear, GA 31516$118,555
9Tommy M ThorntonBlackshear, GA 31516$97,273
10Agrifund LLC **Fort Worth, TX 76102$90,659
11Kelvin D DixonAlma, GA 31510$87,115
12Shirley J BennettMershon, GA 31551$85,862
13Heron Van Steedley JrMershon, GA 31551$85,439
14Mootown Farms LLCWaycross, GA 31503$82,535
15Andrew J Bennett SrWaycross, GA 31503$79,250
16Jim WatersBlackshear, GA 31516$78,818
17Alton Cleve HendersonBlackshear, GA 31516$76,643
18J & N Poultry LLCWaycross, GA 31503$60,649
19Weyland J YeomansBlackshear, GA 31516$59,228
20Bentwood Farms LLC *Blackshear, GA 31516$51,052

* 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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