Emergency Conservation in Virginia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 4,538

Recipients of Emergency Conservation from farms in Virginia totaled $18,985,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Emergency Conservation
1995-2020
1D A L Farms Inc *Woodstock, VA 22664$124,068
2Robert L Sansom EstateStanardsville, VA 22973$118,612
3Bobby C GrayAbingdon, VA 24211$102,771
4Rosenbaum Feeder Cattle LLC *Bristol, VA 24201$92,756
5David P EddinsStanardsville, VA 22973$88,963
6Robert Thomas Nixon IIRapidan, VA 22733$84,049
7Michael Shane FarsonVernon Hill, VA 24597$82,823
8Mill Valley Farm *Graves Mill, VA 22721$69,892
9Leonard Craig HammondGlade Spring, VA 24340$68,979
10Wanda M StevensGlade Spring, VA 24340$68,475
11Steve AylorMadison, VA 22727$67,127
12Graves Mountain Farms *Syria, VA 22743$64,586
13Joseph Dewey JohnsonBoykins, VA 23827$62,833
14Gerald W Statzer SrBristol, VA 24201$55,615
15Duck Farm Inc *Madison, VA 22727$54,958
16Coldwell CorporationNeedham, MA 02494$54,464
17Michael Shane Farson JrVernon Hill, VA 24597$54,155
18Day Enterprises Lp *Mount Jackson, VA 22842$52,902
19J C SmithMadison, VA 22727$52,735
20Glenmary Farm LLC *Rapidan, VA 22733$51,616

* 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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