Total USDA Subsidies in 7th District of Maryland (Rep. Elijah Cummings), 2017

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 110

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in 7th District of Maryland (Rep. Elijah Cummings) totaled $826,000 in in 2017.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
2017
1Cold Bottom Farms Inc *Sparks, MD 21152$116,502
2Stephen T PieperWhite Hall, MD 21161$58,427
3Walter G Mays IIIUpperco, MD 21155$49,627
4David W TraceyUpperco, MD 21155$37,581
5H Lee MorfootUpperco, MD 21155$35,119
6Branchwater Farms Inc *Reisterstown, MD 21136$34,362
7Limestone Valley Farm Inc *Clarksville, MD 21029$23,944
8Maple Dell Farm Inc *Woodbine, MD 21797$22,469
9Spring Garden Farm Inc *Sparks, MD 21152$22,225
10Douglas H ArmacostUpperco, MD 21155$21,782
11Donald E ColeHampstead, MD 21074$20,735
12Whitelyn Farms Inc *Hydes, MD 21082$20,425
13Carroll E PriceUpperco, MD 21155$18,154
14Paul F Miller IIIWhite Hall, MD 21161$15,613
15Terry StocksdaleHampstead, MD 21074$12,705
16Bowling Green Farm Inc *Sykesville, MD 21784$11,742
17David A DerenickWoodbine, MD 21797$11,326
18Carroll Mill Farm *Ellicott City, MD 21042$10,601
19Ricky M BauerDayton, MD 21036$9,873
20Armacost FarmsUpperco, MD 21155$9,497

* 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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