Tobacco Subsidies in Warren County, Kentucky, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 2,846

Recipients of Tobacco Subsidies from farms in Warren County, Kentucky totaled $5,641,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Tobacco Subsidies
1995-2020
1Johnny F PearsonOakland, KY 42159$154,046
2Joe HullettRockfield, KY 42274$118,672
3Billy R YoungBowling Green, KY 42101$80,453
4Stephen YoungBowling Green, KY 42101$78,762
5Sidney ThomasBowling Green, KY 42104$70,865
6R M HardcastleBowling Green, KY 42103$66,938
7Joe Arch ChapmanWoodburn, KY 42170$65,059
8Leon TarterBowling Green, KY 42101$61,235
9Bobby HendrickOakland, KY 42159$57,246
10Kirby M JohnsonBowling Green, KY 42103$56,922
11A R HardcastleBowling Green, KY 42103$54,777
12Guy Dale SpeckBowling Green, KY 42104$52,473
13Larry GravilBowling Green, KY 42103$43,524
14Charles GannAlvaton, KY 42122$41,533
15Joe David WheelerRockfield, KY 42274$41,507
16Robert P DonohoBowling Green, KY 42103$37,558
17Jane Mclellan Thomas Revocable TrBowling Green, KY 42104$37,254
18Todd JonesSmiths Grove, KY 42171$36,624
19Billy M WebbSmiths Grove, KY 42171$33,789
20Howard StuartBowling Green, KY 42104$32,157

* 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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