Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Virginia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 22,062

Recipients of Subtotal, Disaster Payments from farms in Virginia totaled $282,720,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Disaster Payments
1995-2020
1Pilgrim's Pride Corporation *Broadway, VA 22815$26,290,734
2Cargill Turkey ProductsHarrisonburg, VA 22801$17,558,687
3George's Foods LLCEdinburg, VA 22824$2,292,917
4Perdue Farms Inc *Salisbury, MD 21802$1,551,376
5Engel Family Farms *Hanover, VA 23069$1,509,130
6Kirby Farms LLC *Mechanicsville, VA 23116$1,125,711
7George H Alvis Jr & Sons *Manakin Sabot, VA 23103$969,145
8Richard F Hall IIIAccomac, VA 23301$807,753
9L And T Farms *Exmore, VA 23350$795,799
10Nottingham Bros Inc *Nassawadox, VA 23413$779,330
11M S Terrell And Sons Inc *Ruther Glen, VA 22546$705,261
12Benny & Karen Hall *Oak Hall, VA 23416$668,164
13Hugh A FrenchCumberland, VA 23040$595,095
14H Bruce Richardson JrCapeville, VA 23313$568,443
15Turner Family Farms LLC *North Dinwiddie, VA 23803$560,653
16Earl W BeazleyBowling Green, VA 22427$543,824
17J M Newcomb & Sons *Hanover, VA 23069$536,586
18B And D Farms *Exmore, VA 23350$534,389
19Dianis Bros *Emporia, VA 23847$532,075
20Broaddus Farms *Bowling Green, VA 22427$519,121

* 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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