Cotton Subsidies in 8th District of Georgia (Rep. Austin Scott), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 8,726

Recipients of Cotton Subsidies from farms in 8th District of Georgia (Rep. Austin Scott) totaled $1,118,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Cotton Subsidies
1995-2020
1John M Mobley & Sons *Moultrie, GA 31776$10,212,072
2Sos Farms *Ashburn, GA 31714$5,782,943
3Brooks Farms *Omega, GA 31775$4,840,224
4Oliver Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$4,613,363
5B R D Farms *Pineview, GA 31071$4,579,089
6D & N Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$3,928,492
7Knox Farms *Hartsfield, GA 31756$3,712,027
8Herbert T Price Farms *Dixie, GA 31629$3,586,051
9Don Horne Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$3,474,213
10Terry Clark & Diana Clark, Ptr *Moultrie, GA 31768$3,427,916
11Hardy Farms *Hawkinsville, GA 31036$3,319,695
12Windy Pond Farms *Moultrie, GA 31776$3,308,631
13Simmons Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$3,212,034
14Wynn Farms *Ocilla, GA 31774$3,202,718
15Hickey Farms *Meigs, GA 31765$3,174,711
16C & D Cannon Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$3,129,283
17Davis Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$3,025,407
18Davis Farms Partnership *Sylvester, GA 31791$2,934,525
19J & D Hembree Farms *Doerun, GA 31744$2,921,135
20Thaggard Farms *Moultrie, GA 31768$2,787,307

* 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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