Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Alabama, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 7,144

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Alabama totaled $187,904,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2019
1Ameris Bank **Dothan, AL 36303$2,189,510
2Darden Bridgeforth And Sons *Tanner, AL 35671$1,414,003
3Newby Farms *Athens, AL 35613$1,188,228
4Friend Bank **Slocomb, AL 36375$1,185,642
5Liikatchka Plantation General Par *Eufaula, AL 36027$1,111,296
6Haney Farms *Athens, AL 35611$1,082,056
7Bragg Farming Company *Toney, AL 35773$1,044,254
8D C FarmsSamson, AL 36477$1,022,651
9Driskell Cotton Farms *Grand Bay, AL 36541$976,711
10First South Farm Credit Aca **Winnsboro, LA 71295$944,775
11Martin Farm *Courtland, AL 35618$892,218
12Thornton Farms *Rogersville, AL 35652$889,278
13Tate Farms General PartnershipMeridianville, AL 35759$813,822
14Posey FarmsTown Creek, AL 35672$794,474
15Henderson Farms *Madison, AL 35756$785,926
16Shipes Farms *Headland, AL 36345$772,454
17Westover Planting Co *Eufaula, AL 36027$766,376
18Rochester And Sons FarmsLeesburg, AL 35983$761,556
19Mullek FarmsRobertsdale, AL 36567$756,689
20Big Creek Farms *Grand Bay, AL 36541$752,268

* 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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