Total Dairy Program in the United States, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 24,220

Recipients of Total Dairy Program from farms in the United States totaled $284,130,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Dairy Program
2019
21Paul P Lopes *Gustine, CA 95322$76,213
22California Dairy Farms LLCMerced, CA 95341$76,213
23Piazzo Dairy LLCGila Bend, AZ 85337$76,212
24Dominguez Farms Inc *Mesquite, NM 88048$76,212
25Van Steyn Dairy *Galt, CA 95632$76,212
26Ron Pietersma Dba Legend Dairy FaChino, CA 91708$76,212
27Vander Schaaf Dairy *Escalon, CA 95320$76,212
28Cheyenne Dairy *Dexter, NM 88230$76,212
29Pine Tree Dairy Ltd *Marshallville, OH 44645$76,212
30Soares Dairies LpTurlock, CA 95380$76,212
31United Ag LLCPlainview, TX 79072$76,212
32Flavio Almeida Martins Top Line DHanford, CA 93230$76,212
33Larry B. Peterson Dairy FarmsHilmar, CA 95324$76,212
34Machado Dairy Farms *Manteca, CA 95337$76,212
35Emerald Dairies LLC *Carthage, MO 64836$75,099
36Silva Bros Dairy *Acampo, CA 95220$74,258
37North Point Farm Inc *Waynesboro, VA 22980$73,823
38B & J Dairy Lp *Galt, CA 95632$70,669
39Benton Dairy LLC *Ambia, IN 47917$63,002
40Barnes Black & Whiteface Ranch Ll *Addison, VT 05491$59,337

* 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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