Grasslands Reserve Program in Louisiana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 78

Recipients of Grasslands Reserve Program from farms in Louisiana totaled $1,239,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Grasslands Reserve Program
1995-2020
1Ponderosa Ranch Of Pointe Coupee *Ventress, LA 70783$225,549
2Ken Lee MatherneFolsom, LA 70437$69,677
3Hurby L HittWinnsboro, LA 71295$65,200
4Lisa B HittWinnsboro, LA 71295$65,200
5Mary A GoodyearNew Roads, LA 70760$55,854
6Flying J Ranch *Kaplan, LA 70548$53,730
7Wald Livestock Partnership *Kenner, LA 70065$53,288
8Liveoak Plantation LLC *New Roads, LA 70760$48,555
9John W HinesCenter Point, LA 71323$42,168
10Lynelle S GayNew Roads, LA 70760$36,288
11Errol Lynn AymondEffie, LA 71331$35,936
12John Earl Fontenot JrWashington, LA 70589$34,332
13Mounger Farms *Lettsworth, LA 70753$32,724
14John W CasanovaAmite, LA 70422$28,197
15Dwight V Casanova SrAmite, LA 70422$20,682
16Henry A Capdeboscq JrHusser, LA 70442$19,539
17Delton C BlountLivingston, LA 70754$15,200
18Fred D Mccarter JrKentwood, LA 70444$15,064
19Buck Horn Stock Farm *Batchelor, LA 70715$15,010
20Sunnyside Growers *Lettsworth, LA 70753$13,356

* 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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