Total Livestock Indemnity Program in Louisiana, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 12 of 12

Recipients of Total Livestock Indemnity Program from farms in Louisiana totaled $20,475 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Livestock Indemnity Program
1Arthur M Smith JrGonzales, LA 70737$2,769
2Gregory A RuppertNew Orleans, LA 70183$2,580
3Wald Livestock Partnership *Kenner, LA 70065$2,399
4Santo Lusco IIIRaceland, LA 70394$2,243
5Michael Dayne ThomasFranklinton, LA 70438$2,107
6Jake S MccainBell City, LA 70630$1,846
7Rickey P Bourque IIFranklin, LA 70538$1,726
8Samuel Levi BraddyBogalusa, LA 70427$1,303
9Michael Shaun HoueyeRoseland, LA 70456$919
10Ronald BardwellGreensburg, LA 70441$863
11Jean Marie Couget IIIBush, LA 70431$860
12Kyle Alexander WrinklesBush, LA 70431$860

* 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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