Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Hardee County, Florida, 2020
Subsidy Recipients 1 to 14 of 14
Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Hardee County, Florida totaled $1,333,000 in in 2020.
(* ownership information available)
|Location||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
|1||Nickerson Cattle Company LLC||Zolfo Springs, FL 33890||$552,032|
|2||V & W Farms Inc Of Delray Beach *||Avon Park, FL 33826||$243,894|
|3||David M Durando||Wauchula, FL 33873||$113,916|
|4||Daniel H Smith||Wauchula, FL 33873||$102,922|
|5||Stephen M Palmer||Okeechobee, FL 34972||$97,958|
|6||James B Belflower Jr||Wauchula, FL 33873||$87,106|
|7||Nickerson Bar III LLC||Zolfo Springs, FL 33890||$26,600|
|8||T K Dairies Inc *||Avon Park, FL 33826||$25,199|
|9||C R Melear Corporation *||Avon Park, FL 33826||$24,517|
|10||Lake Branch Dairy Inc *||Wauchula, FL 33873||$19,375|
|11||Farr Groves LLC||Wauchula, FL 33873||$13,570|
|12||Crewsville Dairy Inc *||Okeechobee, FL 34974||$12,493|
|13||Mary J And Charles W Matheny III||Zolfo Springs, FL 33890||$8,037|
|14||Keller Ranch Inc *||Zolfo Springs, FL 33890||$5,201|
* 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.”
‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.