Corn Subsidies in Swain County, North Carolina, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 53

Recipients of Corn Subsidies from farms in Swain County, North Carolina totaled $59,623 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Corn Subsidies
1995-2020
1Eastern Band Of Cherokee Indians *Cherokee, NC 28719$38,395
2Clarence WigginsBryson City, NC 28713$5,602
3Jeffrey Jack DarnellWhittier, NC 28789$3,706
4Jack B WigginsBryson City, NC 28713$1,442
5Eileen W ColvardBryson City, NC 28713$1,236
6Janie U EnglishBryson City, NC 28713$1,193
7Ralph BurgessCherokee, NC 28719$913
8Harold Cole, 00000$713
9Susan Hyatt CallBryson City, NC 28713$673
10Noah WolfeCherokee, NC 28719$589
11James Guy EnglishBryson City, NC 28713$557
12Frank WestCherokee, NC 28719$544
13Joe ThomasBryson City, NC 28713$477
14Maxine Hill StigmanCherokee, NC 28719$448
15Carol Elizabeth ThomasBryson City, NC 28713$286
16Mac SuttonClyde, NC 28721$281
17Harold E DavisBryson City, NC 28713$245
18Scott HillCherokee, NC 28719$213
19Ronnie EstepBryson City, NC 28713$193
20Abel WolfeCherokee, NC 28719$173

* 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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