Wetlands Reserve Program in Kentucky, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 91

Recipients of Wetlands Reserve Program from farms in Kentucky totaled $31,857,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wetlands Reserve Program
1Cottonwood Hunt Club LLC *Sturgis, KY 42459$12,536,164
2Timothy LangfordHickman, KY 42050$7,535,826
3E & C Land Co Llp *Sturgis, KY 42459$3,729,290
4Gary BoswellOwensboro, KY 42303$814,156
5William J CavinsSturgis, KY 42459$719,439
6Law Off Of Jason G HowellMurray, KY 42071$717,156
7Town & Country BankBardstown, KY 40004$599,894
8Town & Country BankescrowBardstown, KY 40004$599,894
9Mitchell StewardSturgis, KY 42459$509,687
10Janet I HasfordAlvaton, KY 42122$295,500
11John Phil RobertsOwensboro, KY 42301$275,823
12Llv Farms *Sturgis, KY 42459$233,701
13Billy Ray Farms *Henderson, KY 42420$228,883
14Cavins Farms, LLCSturgis, KY 42459$219,301
15Riverside Farm IncSpringfield, KY 40069$216,393
16Cornnerstone Title ServiceLexington, KY 40503$210,452
17Patrick A DoughertyLouisville, KY 40207$206,107
18David L OliverMurray, KY 42071$165,096
19Mark D GarnerMartin, TN 38237$155,967
20Larry S WhiteDyersburg, TN 38025$155,854

* 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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