Dairy Programs in the United States, 2021

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 20,611

Recipients of Dairy Programs from farms in the United States totaled $1,161,000,000 in in 2021.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Programs
1Farm Services Agency **Langdon, ND 58249$32,432,199
2Dostie FarmFairfield, ME 04937$991,395
3Zonneveld Dairies IncLaton, CA 93242$763,038
4Highland DairyClovis, NM 88101$696,111
5Blue Sky Farms LLCFriona, TX 79035$601,103
6Gordon Hay Co IncChino, CA 91708$553,407
7Alan VanderhorstDublin, TX 76446$508,692
8H J & A Howrigan & Sons IncFairfield, VT 05455$486,192
9Costa View Farms No 2Madera, CA 93637$437,816
10Pine Tree Dairy LtdMarshallville, OH 44645$419,074
11Joe Soares DairyDelhi, CA 95315$388,184
12Dg Partners LLCAmargosa Valley, NV 89020$381,519
13Piazzo Dairy LLCBuckeye, AZ 85326$381,519
14Double Cross Dairy IncHilmar, CA 95324$381,519
15Paul P LopesGustine, CA 95322$381,519
16Joey Fernandes Dairy Dba Fernjo FarmsTulare, CA 93274$381,519
17Vander Schaaf DairyEscalon, CA 95320$381,519
18Silverstreak Dairies LLCPierz, MN 56364$381,519
19David BakkerVisalia, CA 93291$374,853
20Emerald Dairies LLCNevada, MO 64772$374,853

* 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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