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Livestock Subsidies in Pennsylvania, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 14,316

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Pennsylvania totaled $49,645,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020
1David E And David R Hackenberg, H *Lewisburg, PA 17837$1,215,752
2Young Apiaries Inc *Cogan Station, PA 17728$918,361
3Huff's Honey Farm LLC *Trout Run, PA 17771$638,206
4Deer Stone Ag IncLewistown, PA 17044$375,000
5Brent L HersheyMarietta, PA 17547$325,968
6Laurel Ridge Pig CompanyLancaster, PA 17602$324,949
7Burt's Honey FarmBenton, PA 17814$281,855
8Green Valley Swine LLCLititz, PA 17543$250,000
9Franklin Family Farms, IncElizabethtown, PA 17022$250,000
10H Glenn EsbenshadeLititz, PA 17543$250,000
11Rachael B EsbenshadeLititz, PA 17543$250,000
12Swatara Creek Swine Co LLCLititz, PA 17543$225,000
13Lisa A HersheyMarietta, PA 17547$198,143
14Evergreen Farms Inc *Spruce Creek, PA 16683$173,235
15Wayne A FarrLinden, PA 17744$168,496
16Mason Dixon FarmsGettysburg, PA 17325$146,949
17Kulp Family Dairy LLC *Martinsburg, PA 16662$139,885
18Star Rock Farms LLC *Conestoga, PA 17516$129,618
19Lawrence N MummauHoney Grove, PA 17035$127,895
20Mercer-vu Farms Inc *Mercersburg, PA 17236$127,701

* 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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