Dairy Program Subsidies in South Carolina, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 272

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in South Carolina totaled $16,921,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
1995-2020
21Trinity Farms Llp *Newberry, SC 29108$202,110
22Piedmont Dairy *Moore, SC 29369$199,702
23Brubaker Farms Inc *Olar, SC 29843$195,049
24Donald Allen RiddleNorway, SC 29113$190,361
25Edwin R EttingerKinards, SC 29355$182,165
26Gale ZiegenfussWare Shoals, SC 29692$181,285
27J Michael Miller Dairy Farm *Edgefield, SC 29824$171,526
28Greyrock Farms *Moore, SC 29369$169,686
29C Stanley ShumpertLeesville, SC 29070$163,170
30Bel- Ivy Farms LLC *Newberry, SC 29108$158,820
31L B StoddardGray Court, SC 29645$157,031
32Ronald W MartinWestminster, SC 29693$155,063
33Carol Clark RushtonJohnston, SC 29832$152,454
34Riley Farms LLC *Saluda, SC 29138$141,720
35Wm O CovingtonMc Connells, SC 29726$140,302
36Old Salem Dairy LLC *Olar, SC 29843$137,588
37Gary HegeOlar, SC 29843$126,363
38Jennifer RiddleNorway, SC 29113$126,200
39Lawson Farms Inc *Pauline, SC 29374$125,866
40Meadow View Cattle *Olar, SC 29843$124,735

* 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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