Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in the United States, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 787,241

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in the United States totaled $17,293,000,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2019
1Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$121,514,642
2Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$102,779,198
3Agcountry Farm Credit Services **Valley City, ND 58072$31,823,818
4Agheritage **Stuttgart, AR 72160$31,218,644
5First South Farm Credit Aca **Winnsboro, LA 71295$28,848,555
6Capital Farm Credit **Edna, TX 77957$26,729,232
7Birdsong PeanutsSuffolk, VA 23439$25,453,353
8Agtexas Fcs **Brownfield, TX 79316$25,007,286
9Prosperity Bank **Sinton, TX 78387$23,427,521
10Farm Credit Midsouth-pca **Barton, AR 72312$21,662,135
11City Bank **Lubbock, TX 79408$17,727,994
12Southern Bancorp Bank **West Helena, AR 72390$15,680,910
13Farmers & Merchants Bank **Stuttgart, AR 72160$15,528,410
14Simmons 1st National Bank **Lake Village, AR 71653$13,296,192
15Golden Peanut Co LLCAlpharetta, GA 30022$13,171,705
16First United Bank **Sudan, TX 79371$13,118,030
17Farm Credit Southeast Missouri **Kennett, MO 63857$12,001,131
18First National Bank **Paragould, AR 72451$11,708,233
19First State Bank Of Blakely **Colquitt, GA 39837$11,500,002
20Cross County Bank **Wynne, AR 72396$11,446,266

* 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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