Farm Subsidy information

The United States

Total USDA Subsidies in the United States, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 962,496

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in the United States totaled $18,042,000,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
2018
1Richland Prtsp *Salix, IA 51052$1,883,900
2, $1,469,635
3Shoshone Bannock Tribe *Fort Hall, ID 83203$1,325,758
4Seward & Son Planting Company *Louise, MS 39097$1,186,431
5Dept Of Natural Resources & ConseHelena, MT 59620$1,184,481
6Don Kittler FarmsCarlisle, AR 72024$1,176,345
7Mid-south Family Farms *Ripley, TN 38063$1,149,671
8Satterfield Farms *Benoit, MS 38725$1,140,947
9Steele Farms *Hollandale, MS 38748$1,109,750
10Frische Farms *Dumas, TX 79029$1,107,360
11Eagle Lake Farm Partnership *Newport, AR 72112$1,104,197
12Silent Shade Planting Company *Belzoni, MS 39038$1,096,801
13Bearskin Farms *Scott, AR 72142$1,054,495
14Condrey Farms *Lake Providence, LA 71254$1,038,353
15Wagner Farms *Miller, SD 57362$1,033,358
16Fioranelli Brothers Joint Venture *Cleveland, MS 38732$1,027,552
17Mason Pecans *Kathleen, GA 31047$1,024,830
18Crossroad Farms *Williamsport, IN 47993$1,020,834
19Grace Ag Partnership *Greenville, MS 38703$1,007,733
20Lindskov Ranch Gen Ptr *Isabel, SD 57633$991,206

* 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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