SELECT * FROM st_mtotal WHERE fips='47000' AND progcode='total_wr ' AND `rank`>=1 LIMIT 0,20

Wetlands Reserve Program in Tennessee, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 62

Recipients of Wetlands Reserve Program from farms in Tennessee totaled $15,361,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wetlands Reserve Program
1Ducks Unlimited *Ann Arbor, MI 48103$12,888,034
2Barry BalesMosheim, TN 37818$278,237
3Wayne A RainsChattanooga, TN 37415$209,100
4Biride HicksMartin, TN 38237$164,172
5J Hunter Moore Rev TrustNashville, TN 37212$163,388
6Mark D GarnerMartin, TN 38237$130,093
7Ty ParkerUnion City, TN 38261$96,361
8Creek Side Hunting ClubMckenzie, TN 38201$95,100
9Paul G. HawkinsCleveland, TN 37323$91,800
10Mary Ann BassDyer, TN 38330$79,850
11Eller & Sons Trees, Inc.Franklin, GA 30217$72,159
12Kirby Wislon AllenNashville, TN 37221$68,711
13Teel Mccormack & MaroneyJackson, TN 38305$61,696
14Rick StuttsDresden, TN 38225$59,070
15Coleman PropertiesCordova, TN 38018$58,328
16Sunnyside Family Partners *Nashville, TN 37221$56,898
17Van B GloverObion, TN 38240$53,871
18Abernathy Law FirmSelmer, TN 38375$53,156
19Law Off Of Jason G HowellMurray, KY 42071$52,700
20Limestone Title & EscrowBrentwood, TN 37027$50,750

* 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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