Tobacco Subsidies in Wilkes County, North Carolina, 1995-2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 99

Recipients of Tobacco Subsidies from farms in Wilkes County, North Carolina totaled $1,906,000 in from 1995-2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Tobacco Subsidies
1David BlackburnRoaring River, NC 28669$298,877
2Brooks Farm LLC *Ronda, NC 28670$232,443
3Toby Lee SpeaksTraphill, NC 28685$224,957
4Horace Randle WoodThurmond, NC 28683$174,359
5Lee Von SpeaksTraphill, NC 28685$111,271
6Randy D HarrisRoaring River, NC 28669$98,753
7Donald HarrisRonda, NC 28670$96,131
8Shirley M HarrisRoaring River, NC 28669$65,837
9David SmithElkin, NC 28621$60,900
10Shannon W ChurchThurmond, NC 28683$60,433
11Ricky D SnowElkin, NC 28621$49,173
12Evalene S HendersonUnion Grove, NC 28689$43,298
13Harvey D GroceYadkinville, NC 27055$36,481
14Travis Neil BlackburnRoaring River, NC 28669$33,902
15Rebecca WinebargerElkin, NC 28621$33,212
16Terry L BentonRonda, NC 28670$29,287
17Janie W CheekRonda, NC 28670$24,918
18Estate Of Worth WinebargerRonda, NC 28670$22,551
19Sherman WaddellRoaring River, NC 28669$20,943
20James Roy MartinRonda, NC 28670$18,174

* 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.

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‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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