Total Livestock Indemnity Program in McCreary County, Kentucky, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Total Livestock Indemnity Program from farms in McCreary County, Kentucky totaled $20,967 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Livestock Indemnity Program
1995-2020
1Joel W LesterPine Knot, KY 42635$9,260
2Vernon GilreathPine Knot, KY 42635$2,762
3Simon TaylorStrunk, KY 42649$1,966
4Sarah SlavenStrunk, KY 42649$1,934
5Jerry TrammellPine Knot, KY 42635$1,314
6Michael HigginbothamWilliamsburg, KY 40769$1,223
7Farm Services Agency **Pine Knot, KY 42635$923
8Jeff KiddPine Knot, KY 42635$706
9Jonathan LayWilliamsburg, KY 40769$440
10Tony TrammellPine Knot, KY 42635$439

* 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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