Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in West Virginia, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 10,891

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in West Virginia totaled $100,242,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
21Timothy Cottrill - Tim-rock Farm *Point Pleasant, WV 25550$524,176
22Michael W WolpertHurricane, WV 25526$491,580
23Zigler Inc *Charles Town, WV 25414$491,544
24Boggess Dairy Inc *Peterstown, WV 24963$482,135
25Hy-crest Farms LLC *Kearneysville, WV 25430$469,713
26Dan W FolkHedgesville, WV 25427$468,216
27Stanley W Dunn Jr *Charles Town, WV 25414$467,980
28Ours Valley View Poultry Farm Inc *Moorefield, WV 26836$453,274
29Timothy Neill Banks - Alta Vista *Harpers Ferry, WV 25425$441,945
30John O Hardesty & Son LLC *Berryville, VA 22611$428,753
31Shady Grove Farm LLC *Rippon, WV 25441$427,356
32Myers White Oak Farms LLC *Lewisburg, WV 24901$415,015
33H & H Cattle Inc *Letart, WV 25253$412,150
34Green Mesa Farms *Henderson, WV 25106$410,388
35Locust Grove Farm Inc *Kearneysville, WV 25430$391,199
36Federal Hill Farm Inc *Charles Town, WV 25414$389,878
37William A KnightenShepherdstown, WV 25443$386,032
38Harry H Cupp IIIElkins, WV 26241$383,320
39Harry M KableCharles Town, WV 25414$378,726
40Francis W DanielShenandoah Junction, WV 25442$375,786

* 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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