Farm Subsidy information

Essex County, New York

Total USDA Subsidies in Essex County, New York, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 23

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Essex County, New York totaled $324,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1Leerkes Farm Inc *Ticonderoga, NY 12883$27,452
2Lee Garvey Farm LLCWillsboro, NY 12996$19,704
3Farm Service Agency/commodity Cre **Plattsburgh, NY 12901$14,621
4Bushlea Farms *Ticonderoga, NY 12883$14,098
5Dale-lea Stock Farm *Willsboro, NY 12996$13,433
6Sayward's Ridge View Farm LLC *Essex, NY 12936$12,994
7Mace Chasm Farm, LLCKeeseville, NY 12944$11,446
8Sawyer Brothers LLC *Ticonderoga, NY 12883$10,064
9Todd W BessetteLewis, NY 12950$5,673
10Dawn M BessetteLewis, NY 12950$5,673
11Mark KimballEssex, NY 12936$4,590
12Christopher P SpauldingCrown Point, NY 12928$3,613
13Paul V Kolysko JrTiconderoga, NY 12883$2,467
14Adirondack Hay & GrainsEssex, NY 12936$1,644
15Evelyn BrantWestport, NY 12993$1,186
16Jerrold ShermanWestport, NY 12993$1,043
17Rodney MoranWillsboro, NY 12996$946
18Full & By Farm *Essex, NY 12936$848
19Ashlee Kay KleinhammerKeeseville, NY 12944$600
20Morningside Farm LLC *Port Henry, NY 12974$202

* 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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