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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 116

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Polk County, Georgia totaled $625,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1Fred A EvansTaylorsville, GA 30178$121,375
2Duane G West JrCedartown, GA 30125$58,855
3Lovell Farms *Rockmart, GA 30153$29,323
4Dan C StewartCedartown, GA 30125$29,035
5Charles W Mercer JrRockmart, GA 30153$27,588
6Lovell Farms Inc *Aragon, GA 30104$24,107
7Collard Valley Farms *Aragon, GA 30104$23,645
8J T Yancey EstateRome, GA 30165$19,967
9Thomas WrayCedartown, GA 30125$17,547
10Benny LanhamCedartown, GA 30125$13,678
11Terry Lee LawPiedmont, AL 36272$13,267
12Richard R HarrisTaylorsville, GA 30178$12,982
13Robert L CarltonRockmart, GA 30153$12,101
14Jerry F SpainSilver Creek, GA 30173$10,026
15Joseph V RotherRockmart, GA 30153$9,821
16Michael G WomackCedartown, GA 30125$9,029
17Duane G WestCedartown, GA 30125$8,469
18R B Arp JrAragon, GA 30104$8,424
19W H WilliamsTaylorsville, GA 30178$8,331
20Steven E WrayCedartown, GA 30125$8,251

* 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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