Grasslands Reserve Program in Pennsylvania, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 79

Recipients of Grasslands Reserve Program from farms in Pennsylvania totaled $66,128 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Grasslands Reserve Program
2019
1Natural Lands Trust Inc *Media, PA 19063$6,828
2Cedarrows Farm III Lp *Schellsburg, PA 15559$6,486
3Clifford L HawbakerChambersburg, PA 17202$2,588
4James C HenryNew Bethlehem, PA 16242$2,262
5Robert A FrenchDenver, PA 17517$1,915
6L George WherryScenery Hill, PA 15360$1,890
7James A ZembowerBedford, PA 15522$1,712
8Hamilton Heights Dairy Farm *Chambersburg, PA 17202$1,563
9Ronald E ElliottGreencastle, PA 17225$1,545
10Latuch Brothers Farms *Rockwood, PA 15557$1,496
11Ian BrooksSchellsburg, PA 15559$1,451
12Heritage Gp LLC *Prosperity, PA 15329$1,440
13Albert Weltner *Georgetown, PA 15043$1,364
14Louis BrovaScenery Hill, PA 15360$1,326
15Axel LindeKirkwood, PA 17536$1,294
16Thomas E MossellemMercersburg, PA 17236$1,195
17Smiths Incredibull Farms *North Washington, PA 16048$1,035
18Harvey E Hoover JrCarlisle, PA 17015$1,034
19Stepler Horse Valley Farm *Saint Thomas, PA 17252$944
20Charles B SternerGettysburg, PA 17325$940

* 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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