Grasslands Reserve Program in Pennsylvania, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 221

Recipients of Grasslands Reserve Program from farms in Pennsylvania totaled $2,378,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Grasslands Reserve Program
1995-2020
1Laura J GardnerBellefonte, PA 16823$396,806
2James W FogalNeelyton, PA 17239$316,559
3Roy D BrubakerEast Waterford, PA 17021$123,148
4Cedarrows Farm III Lp *Schellsburg, PA 15559$97,290
5Natural Lands Trust Inc *Media, PA 19063$61,452
6Clark Farms *Hustontown, PA 17229$48,404
7Masonic Homes *Elizabethtown, PA 17022$44,265
8James C KenneyNineveh, PA 15353$36,855
9L George WherryScenery Hill, PA 15360$28,350
10Clifford L HawbakerChambersburg, PA 17202$23,393
11Latuch Brothers Farms *Rockwood, PA 15557$22,440
12Ronald E ElliottGreencastle, PA 17225$22,120
13James C HenryNew Bethlehem, PA 16242$20,799
14Daniel J DavisZion Grove, PA 17985$17,647
15Gerald K MorrisonNew Bloomfield, PA 17068$17,469
16Louis BrovaScenery Hill, PA 15360$17,238
17James A ZembowerBedford, PA 15522$17,087
18Thomas E MossellemMercersburg, PA 17236$16,730
19Harvey E Hoover JrCarlisle, PA 17015$16,544
20Beth A ClarkNew Paris, PA 15554$16,013

* 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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