Emergency Conservation in Vermont, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,290

Recipients of Emergency Conservation from farms in Vermont totaled $6,984,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Emergency Conservation
1995-2020
1Chambers Phyllis & Andrew *North Clarendon, VT 05759$240,910
2Jeffrey TownsendRandolph, VT 05060$199,824
3Deer Flats Farm, LLC *West Pawlet, VT 05775$84,440
4Roy W HomanChester, VT 05143$83,719
5Thomas & Cecile Branon *Fairfield, VT 05455$82,901
6Mark & Amanda St Pierre *Richford, VT 05476$78,778
7Daniel BranonSaint Albans, VT 05478$77,911
8Cowie Mountain Maple IncUnderhill, VT 05489$76,634
9Stephen & Carolyn Perley *Richford, VT 05476$75,980
10North Hollow Farm LLC *Rochester, VT 05767$72,846
11Douglas EdwardsEnosburg Falls, VT 05450$49,474
12R M Hill LLC *Underhill, VT 05489$45,152
13Ryans Maple Ridge Sugarhouse Inc *East Fairfield, VT 05448$41,992
14Jason BoissoneaultCambridge, VT 05444$39,244
15Gaston & Therese Begnoche *Montgomery Center, VT 05471$38,326
16Wm Dave DavisUnderhill, VT 05489$37,974
17Cash R RuaneNorth Clarendon, VT 05759$37,561
18Robert OvittFairfax, VT 05454$37,392
19J William ButlerUnderhill, VT 05489$36,183
20Robert & Linda Sweet *East Fairfield, VT 05448$35,823

* 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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