Livestock Subsidies in Tennessee, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 641

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Tennessee totaled $1,359,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
2020
1Tosh Pork LLCHenry, TN 38231$125,000
2William David WintersParrottsville, TN 37843$35,184
3Woodlawn Farms LLC *Greeneville, TN 37745$31,480
4Harrison Dairy Inc *Loudon, TN 37774$26,834
5Tony JenkinsLafayette, TN 37083$22,087
6Doug DowdyWhiteville, TN 38075$21,555
7David ReedNiota, TN 37826$19,188
8Ronnie M StewartNiota, TN 37826$18,183
9Sweetwater Valley Farm Inc *Philadelphia, TN 37846$17,292
10Walter HickmanGeorgetown, TN 37336$13,869
11Roger RobertsonEnglewood, TN 37329$11,041
12Rufus E JohnsonDunlap, TN 37327$11,007
13Darren L KilgoreWhitwell, TN 37397$10,611
14Jack & Jim Moore Part *Cleveland, TN 37312$10,570
15Sandra S VestCleveland, TN 37311$9,542
16Rex CalfeeCharleston, TN 37310$8,828
17Charles LaymanAthens, TN 37303$8,703
18Calvin Earl WrightSpring City, TN 37381$8,632
19Mike SumnersParis, TN 38242$8,621
20Sharon PettyWhitwell, TN 37397$7,137

* 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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