Livestock Subsidies in Rhode Island, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 19 of 19

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Rhode Island totaled $26,616 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1Wrights Dairy Farm Inc *North Smithfield, RI 02896$5,831
2Escobar Farm LLC *Portsmouth, RI 02871$3,627
3Blackbird Farm, LLCSmithfield, RI 02917$2,343
4Martinelli's Farm And CharcuterieScituate, RI 02857$1,988
5Ronald M VazPascoag, RI 02859$1,980
6Trina MarshAshaway, RI 02804$1,399
7Melissa JordanSterling, CT 06377$1,393
8Keith SalisburyJohnston, RI 02919$1,385
9Francis KenyonWyoming, RI 02898$1,103
10Edwin LapriseExeter, RI 02822$1,014
11P V FarmstandNorth Scituate, RI 02857$923
12Brenda S SmithBradford, RI 02808$920
13Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$903
14Benjamin CoerperExeter, RI 02822$751
15Brian SimmonsMiddletown, RI 02842$512
16Nicholas J PapaWakefield, RI 02879$206
17Conanicut Island Land Trust Corpo *Jamestown, RI 02835$165
18Tara S NelsonFoster, RI 02825$132
19Diane F WhitmanWakefield, RI 02879$41

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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