Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Florida, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 2,853

Recipients of Subtotal, Disaster Payments from farms in Florida totaled $92,052,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Disaster Payments
2018
1Pratima Jester D/b/a Jester Bee CMims, FL 32754$566,750
2S Y Hartt & Son Inc *Sebring, FL 33870$558,601
3Happiness Farms Inc *Lake Placid, FL 33862$556,354
4Vero Producers Inc *Vero Beach, FL 32968$466,500
5Heller Bros Packing Co *Winter Garden, FL 34787$450,000
6Acosta Farms Inc *Miami, FL 33197$450,000
7Triangle Nursery LLC *Spring, TX 77379$450,000
8United Nursery LLCHomestead, FL 33030$450,000
9Dragon Fruit Farm IncFlorida City, FL 33034$450,000
10Emerald Grove LLC *Vero Beach, FL 32960$450,000
11Rose Of Sharon Nursery Inc *Miami, FL 33187$450,000
12Travis Resmondo Sod IncDavenport, FL 33836$450,000
13Acosta Nursery Of Dade IncMiami, FL 33170$450,000
14Peace River Packing Company *Lakeland, FL 33813$449,671
15Doug Lancaster Farms, IncCenter Hill, FL 33514$449,495
16Greene River Packing IncVero Beach, FL 32960$437,937
17Indian River Exchange Packers Inc *Vero Beach, FL 32968$437,228
18Wescott Groves LLC *Fort Pierce, FL 34954$414,736
19Vera's Nursery Inc *Miami, FL 33187$412,822
20Urban Tropical Inc *Lakeland, FL 33810$399,507

* 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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