Wetlands Reserve Program in Tennessee NRCS, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 49

Recipients of Wetlands Reserve Program from farms in Tennessee NRCS totaled $15,156,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2020
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
6Ty ParkerUnion City, TN 38261$96,361
7Creek Side Hunting ClubMckenzie, TN 38201$95,100
8Paul G. HawkinsCleveland, TN 37323$91,800
9Mark D GarnerMartin, TN 38237$89,720
10Mary Ann BassDyer, TN 38330$79,850
11Kirby Wislon AllenNashville, TN 37221$68,711
12Teel Mccormack & MaroneyJackson, TN 38305$61,696
13Rick StuttsDresden, TN 38225$59,070
14Coleman PropertiesCordova, TN 38018$58,328
15Sunnyside Family Partners *Nashville, TN 37221$56,898
16Van B GloverObion, TN 38240$53,871
17Abernathy Law FirmSelmer, TN 38375$53,156
18Law Off Of Jason G HowellMurray, KY 42071$52,700
19Limestone Title & EscrowBrentwood, TN 37027$50,750
20Madison Settlement ServiceHanover, PA 17331$45,000

* 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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