Dairy Program Subsidies in Vermont, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 3,834

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Vermont totaled $140,048,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
1Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$1,621,629
2H J & A Howrigan & Sons Inc *Fairfield, VT 05455$901,330
3Nop Brothers & Sons *Salisbury, VT 05769$785,813
4Barnes Black & Whiteface Ranch Ll *Addison, VT 05491$683,014
5Knoxland Farm Inc *Bradford, VT 05033$634,236
6Nelson Farms Inc *Derby Line, VT 05830$540,986
7Goodrich Farm Inc *Salisbury, VT 05769$514,374
8Mark & Amanda St Pierre *Richford, VT 05476$482,230
9Paul PercyStowe, VT 05672$432,751
10L F Hurtubise & Sons Inc *Richford, VT 05476$391,478
11Dubois Farm Inc *Addison, VT 05491$371,123
12Four Hills Farm *Bristol, VT 05443$368,419
13Deer Valley Farm Partnership *Ferrisburgh, VT 05456$365,848
14Marc R & Norris D Brisson *Shoreham, VT 05770$358,310
15Brouillette Farms Inc *Richford, VT 05476$355,620
16Foster Bros Farm Inc *Middlebury, VT 05753$355,225
17Allandra Farm Inc *Vergennes, VT 05491$354,986
18Gosliga Farm Inc *Vergennes, VT 05491$349,382
19Fairmont Farm Inc *East Montpelier, VT 05651$349,371
20Bess-view Farm *Swanton, VT 05488$347,788

* 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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