Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Rhode Island, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 19 of 19

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Rhode Island totaled $112,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1Escobar Farm LLC *Portsmouth, RI 02871$19,660
2James, Barry C *Bradford, RI 02808$13,584
3Marilyn J BettencourtTiverton, RI 02878$13,523
4Frank A PancieraWesterly, RI 02891$11,852
5Henry B Wright IIIWest Greenwich, RI 02817$6,956
6Wishing Stone Inc *Little Compton, RI 02837$5,458
7Joseph F DutraJamestown, RI 02835$5,306
8William D BrowningWakefield, RI 02879$5,221
9Julie BriggsFoster, RI 02825$5,188
10Kevin A BreeneWest Greenwich, RI 02817$4,074
11Wrights Dairy Farm Inc *North Smithfield, RI 02896$3,428
12Arthur KnowltonNorth Scituate, RI 02857$3,285
13Bailey Farm Gen Partnership *East Greenwich, RI 02818$3,107
14Keith E ReynoldsHope Valley, RI 02832$2,623
15Byron S KeeWarren, RI 02885$2,603
16Marc PaulhusFoster, RI 02825$2,060
17Trina MarshAshaway, RI 02804$1,748
18Milky Way Farms Inc *Westport, MA 02790$1,318
19Keith Moffat JrFoster, RI 02825$706

* 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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