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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 208

Recipients of Corn Subsidies from farms in Wilkes County, North Carolina totaled $4,239,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Corn Subsidies
1995-2020
1Asj Mathis Farms LLC *Roaring River, NC 28669$836,464
2Cranberry Farms Inc *Roaring River, NC 28669$459,185
3Myers Dairy Inc *Jonesville, NC 28642$290,041
4Cranberry Farms Inc *Roaring River, NC 28669$158,011
5Don C SparksRoaring River, NC 28669$118,281
6Robert M HayesElkin, NC 28621$85,978
7Don SomersHamptonville, NC 27020$59,970
8Hutchison Dairy I *Traphill, NC 28685$56,120
9Douglas Farm LLC *Hamptonville, NC 27020$53,867
10M P RupardUnion Grove, NC 28689$53,451
11Hutchison Dairy *Traphill, NC 28685$52,547
12Pardue Farm & Sons *Ronda, NC 28670$49,979
13Clifton G HutchisonTraphill, NC 28685$44,867
14Bray Fork Dairy *State Road, NC 28676$44,786
15Brooks Farm LLC *Ronda, NC 28670$38,454
16Mtn View Dairy Farm *Union Grove, NC 28689$26,920
17Phil SomersHamptonville, NC 27020$24,586
18Roger Lee BrownElkin, NC 28621$23,888
19Ronney Dale BrooksRonda, NC 28670$21,374
20Roundabout Farm *Ronda, NC 28670$20,145

* 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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