Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in South Carolina, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 39,745

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in South Carolina totaled $1,440,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Rogers Brothers Farm *Hartsville, SC 29550$11,700,728
2Connelly Farms *Ulmer, SC 29849$8,755,044
3Haigler Farms Partnership *Cameron, SC 29030$8,250,455
4Arbor One Aca **Florence, SC 29502$6,681,492
5Bruce G Price & Sons *Little Rock, SC 29567$6,505,803
6Cotton Lane Farms *Elloree, SC 29047$6,335,593
7Tolson Farms *Lynchburg, SC 29080$5,419,931
8Perrow Farms *Cameron, SC 29030$5,190,010
9Calhoun Farms *Clio, SC 29525$5,039,889
10W M Smith & Sons *Saint Matthews, SC 29135$4,976,639
11Double D Farms *Gable, SC 29051$4,499,541
12Mckeowen Farms *Orangeburg, SC 29115$4,399,177
13L & S Farms *Summerton, SC 29148$4,345,719
14Lyons Brothers Farms *Elloree, SC 29047$4,210,682
15Glasdrum Farms *Little Rock, SC 29567$4,160,026
16Corrin F Bowers And Son *Luray, SC 29932$4,071,767
17Betty Allen Farms *Latta, SC 29565$4,032,556
18Palmetto Farms *Fort Motte, SC 29135$3,845,608
19Oneal Bros *Blenheim, SC 29516$3,672,631
20Ted Shuler & Sons *Santee, SC 29142$3,630,675

* 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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