Total Commodity Certificates in Virginia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 259

Recipients of Total Commodity Certificates from farms in Virginia totaled $10,367,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Commodity Certificates
1V-c Peanut Dma LLCFranklin, VA 23851$1,214,963
2Philip Edwards Farms *Smithfield, VA 23430$398,573
3Frank Holland JrSuffolk, VA 23437$373,235
4Davis & Sons Inc *Courtland, VA 23837$372,067
5Engel Farms Inc *Hanover, VA 23069$347,168
6Justice Family Farms *Beckley, WV 25802$297,364
7Frontier Farms *Windsor, VA 23487$294,576
8Stephenson Farms Inc *Wakefield, VA 23888$265,698
9M & W Farms Inc *Suffolk, VA 23434$254,934
10Broaddus Farms Inc *Bowling Green, VA 22427$248,131
11Philip Edwards Farms LLC *Smithfield, VA 23430$213,629
12William P EdwardsWindsor, VA 23487$212,605
13Nurney & Sons *Capron, VA 23829$207,236
14F T W & Sons *Virginia Beach, VA 23457$158,660
15Alvis Earl JohnsonBoykins, VA 23827$157,462
16Southeast Atlantic Grains *Beckley, WV 25802$149,977
17Three M Farming *Suffolk, VA 23435$149,783
18Bruce R SpadySmithfield, VA 23430$145,250
19Joseph Dewey JohnsonBoykins, VA 23827$138,961
20M & W Farms *Suffolk, VA 23434$137,269

* 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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