Misc. Disaster Payments in Buncombe County, North Carolina, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Misc. Disaster Payments from farms in Buncombe County, North Carolina totaled $498,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Misc. Disaster Payments
1Cane Creek Valley Farm & Co, IncFletcher, NC 28732$173,531
2James Edward JonesBarnardsville, NC 28709$125,000
3Jesus Flores-lopezLeicester, NC 28748$52,439
4Ronnie F CaldwellLeicester, NC 28748$50,383
5Balsam Gardens LLCAsheville, NC 28801$35,798
6Michael Hanna Hutchison Dba BeacoOld Fort, NC 28762$31,035
7David SluderLeicester, NC 28748$23,016
8Mountain Woodlands LLC *Fairview, NC 28730$5,385
9Ronald L JonesLeicester, NC 28748$983
10F Dale MorganLeicester, NC 28748$196

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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