Dairy Program Subsidies in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 39

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania totaled $299,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
1Farm Service Agency/commodity Cre **Greensburg, PA 15601$76,891
2Hopeway Dairy LLCGreensburg, PA 15601$18,502
3Charles S Carr JrNew Alexandria, PA 15670$16,980
4William Roscoe SmithNew Alexandria, PA 15670$16,680
5Perkey Farms *Mount Pleasant, PA 15666$15,527
6Kepple Farms *New Alexandria, PA 15670$13,753
7William G SelemboGreensburg, PA 15601$13,626
8Catalina Dairy Inc *Scottdale, PA 15683$12,773
9Alvin B Vance JrMount Pleasant, PA 15666$11,362
10Roger L FryeBlairsville, PA 15717$9,510
11Hutter Farm Dairy Inc *Mount Pleasant, PA 15666$8,893
12Ebert Family FarmsBlairsville, PA 15717$8,369
13Scott H BranthooverWest Newton, PA 15089$7,344
14Slickhill Holsteins LLC *Saltsburg, PA 15681$6,696
15Decision Maker, IncScottdale, PA 15683$6,595
16Jerry L HixsonScottdale, PA 15683$6,311
17Jones Dairy Farm LLC *Mount Pleasant, PA 15666$4,211
18Ralph L Frye JrLatrobe, PA 15650$4,061
19Matthew Glenn BorbonusBlairsville, PA 15717$4,051
20David GautScottdale, PA 15683$3,911

* 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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