Production Flexibility Contracts in Pennsylvania, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 15,854

Recipients of Production Flexibility Contracts from farms in Pennsylvania totaled $146,128,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Production Flexibility Contracts
1995-2020
1Noah W Kreider & Sons Llp *Manheim, PA 17545$377,495
2Wehry Bros Hog & Grain Farms *Dornsife, PA 17823$368,120
3Stanley AuenSaltsburg, PA 15681$314,326
4Roy Adams Partnership *Sunbury, PA 17801$299,062
5John E Shearer JrSpring Grove, PA 17362$282,197
6Star Rock Farms *Conestoga, PA 17516$268,068
7Sterman Masser Inc *Sacramento, PA 17968$264,738
8Evergreen Farms Inc *Spruce Creek, PA 16683$263,326
9Mark M Kieffer & Son Inc *Dornsife, PA 17823$260,464
10Halabura Farms *Orwigsburg, PA 17961$248,294
11Camerer Farms Inc *Jersey Shore, PA 17740$248,020
12Kiefer Family Partnership T/a Wil *Bangor, PA 18013$246,414
13D J Bowman Farms *Bloomsburg, PA 17815$244,318
14Fabin Bros Farms *Indiana, PA 15701$241,891
15Leroy C Stahler Inc *Center Valley, PA 18034$241,242
16L E T Farms Inc *Germansville, PA 18053$233,664
17William L BeamElverson, PA 19520$231,904
18Estate Of Howard W Seiple *Easton, PA 18045$231,282
19Wolf Farms Inc *Stewartstown, PA 17363$228,512
20Paul Dotterer & Sons Inc *Mill Hall, PA 17751$223,099

* 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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