SELECT * FROM st_mtotal WHERE fips='24000' AND progcode='sorghum ' AND `rank`>=21 LIMIT 0,20

Sorghum Subsidies in Maryland, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 1,525

Recipients of Sorghum Subsidies from farms in Maryland totaled $5,273,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020
21Walnut Hill Farms Inc *Hurlock, MD 21643$26,938
22Bruce J TwilleySecretary, MD 21664$25,393
23Fred R Moore & Son Inc *Eden, MD 21822$22,774
24Possum Hill Farms Inc *Federalsburg, MD 21632$22,639
25H W RickwoodEast New Market, MD 21631$22,504
26Michael ShufeltHurlock, MD 21643$22,145
27Neal Farms Inc *Federalsburg, MD 21632$22,075
28John C Fuchs Farms Inc *Preston, MD 21655$21,841
29Pcn Farms Llp *Easton, MD 21601$21,573
30Donald L ShockleySalisbury, MD 21804$20,530
31John Swaine IIIRoyal Oak, MD 21662$20,359
32Lawrence JohnsonFederalsburg, MD 21632$19,895
33J L Farms Inc *Hurlock, MD 21643$19,559
34Nicholas Farms Inc *Vienna, MD 21869$18,924
35Harold TraversMadison, MD 21648$18,627
36Alton Hoffman IIIRhodesdale, MD 21659$17,734
37Ronald T FisherNanticoke, MD 21840$17,247
38Hales Farms Inc *Salisbury, MD 21802$17,100
39Emerson W Eberspacher JrCambridge, MD 21613$16,979
40Royce H Reid JrSeaford, DE 19973$16,797

* 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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