Total Dairy Program in Rhode Island, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 51

Recipients of Total Dairy Program from farms in Rhode Island totaled $1,016,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Dairy Program
1Wrights Dairy Farm Inc *North Smithfield, RI 02896$187,309
2Francis KenyonWyoming, RI 02898$84,173
3Louis EscobarPortsmouth, RI 02871$64,913
4James, Barry C *Bradford, RI 02808$61,114
5Richard C KenyonAshaway, RI 02804$50,529
6Brook Knoll Farm *Hope Valley, RI 02832$49,591
7Escobar Farm LLC *Portsmouth, RI 02871$39,994
8Highview Farm LLC *Tiverton, RI 02878$38,833
9Joseph F DutraJamestown, RI 02835$37,554
10Kevin A BreeneWest Greenwich, RI 02817$36,549
11Frank A PancieraWesterly, RI 02891$31,755
12Norah KnowltonNorth Scituate, RI 02857$30,191
13John F BettencourtTiverton, RI 02878$24,970
14Herbert L Congdon JrMoosup, CT 06354$24,443
15George C WhaleyWakefield, RI 02879$22,070
16The Bailey Farm Gen Partnership *East Greenwich, RI 02818$20,676
17Trina MarshAshaway, RI 02804$18,668
18Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$18,513
19Cottrell Homestead LLC *West Kingston, RI 02892$18,134
20Paul F BaileyEast Greenwich, RI 02818$16,222

* 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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