Total Direct Payments in Bell County, Kentucky, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Total Direct Payments from farms in Bell County, Kentucky totaled $23,242 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Direct Payments
1995-2020
1Browns Farm And Equipment Corp *Barbourville, KY 40906$10,840
2Henderson Settlement *Frakes, KY 40940$3,947
3Robert L Mason JrPineville, KY 40977$2,338
4Beulah W PurisfullPineville, KY 40977$2,067
5Dr David W Victor JrMorehead, KY 40351$1,684
6Jane Mason GrubbsPineville, KY 40977$1,605
7Brent B PursifullMiddlesboro, KY 40965$442
8Billie Ann MasonPineville, KY 40977$165
9Edward BrowningHarlan, KY 40831$134
10Marion LawsonMiracle, KY 40856$20

* 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.

 

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