Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Louisiana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 63,808

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Louisiana totaled $5,438,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Balmoral Farming Partnership *Newellton, LA 71357$24,522,444
2First South Farm Credit Aca **Winnsboro, LA 71295$23,658,171
3Condrey Farms *Lake Providence, LA 71254$19,291,110
4Franklin Farms *Newellton, LA 71357$13,832,295
5Hardwick Planting Co *Newellton, LA 71357$11,295,197
6Deshotels Farm Management *Lettsworth, LA 70753$10,240,062
7F & W Farms *Crowley, LA 70526$10,059,226
8Four Oaks Farms *Morganza, LA 70759$9,734,464
9Franklin Partnership *Rayville, LA 71269$9,493,680
10Vandeven Farms *Saint Joseph, LA 71366$9,060,526
11Logan Farms Partnership *Gilliam, LA 71029$8,920,077
12Hard Bargain Farms Partnership *Epps, LA 71237$8,828,706
13Leake Farms *Newellton, LA 71357$8,764,295
14Michael Brown & Sons *Lake Providence, LA 71254$8,131,484
15Bain Farms *Bunkie, LA 71322$8,112,648
16Rp7 Partnership *Mer Rouge, LA 71261$7,797,003
17Woodsland Farms Partnership *Rayville, LA 71269$7,473,603
18Jbf Partnership *Transylvania, LA 71286$7,467,303
19Black River Grain *Jonesville, LA 71343$7,438,766
20Patrick Farms Partnership *Lake Providence, LA 71254$7,399,243

* 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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