Production Flexibility Contracts in Louisiana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 35,695

Recipients of Production Flexibility Contracts from farms in Louisiana totaled $885,129,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Production Flexibility Contracts
1995-2020
1Franklin Farms *Newellton, LA 71357$2,094,946
2Woodsland Farms Partnership *Rayville, LA 71269$1,842,381
3Steep Bayou Planting Co *Mer Rouge, LA 71261$1,721,039
4Franklin Partnership *Rayville, LA 71269$1,623,344
5Kellick Farming Co *Mer Rouge, LA 71261$1,618,805
6Bain Farms *Bunkie, LA 71322$1,433,471
7North End Farms *Rayville, LA 71269$1,322,046
8Five T *Kaplan, LA 70548$1,275,680
9Panola Farming Partnership *Lake Providence, LA 71254$1,267,330
10Sylvester Brothers *Ville Platte, LA 70586$1,240,210
11Seventy One Farm Joint Venture *New Roads, LA 70760$1,233,379
12Elm Tree Planting Co *Mer Rouge, LA 71261$1,230,325
13Marsh Farms *Sondheimer, LA 71276$1,222,356
14Hardwick Planting Co *Newellton, LA 71357$1,190,550
15Wings Farm Partnership *Bonita, LA 71223$1,179,102
16Deshotels Farm Management *Lettsworth, LA 70753$1,169,985
17Black River Grain *Jonesville, LA 71343$1,168,562
18Crook Planting Co *Winnsboro, LA 71295$1,160,225
19Condrey Farms *Lake Providence, LA 71254$1,160,097
20Stutts Farms *Bonita, LA 71223$1,155,712

* 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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