Oat Subsidies in Maine, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 1,251

Recipients of Oat Subsidies from farms in Maine totaled $5,257,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Oat Subsidies
1995-2020
21Buck Farms *Chapman, ME 04757$27,297
22Barnes Farms Inc *Fort Fairfield, ME 04742$27,234
23Brock F Good IIFort Fairfield, ME 04742$27,196
24Gerard TheriaultSaint Agatha, ME 04772$26,667
25Lawrence & Lloyd Paradis *Frenchville, ME 04745$26,419
26Scott KetchFort Fairfield, ME 04742$25,495
27Daniel V DeveauVan Buren, ME 04785$25,212
28Robert S Shaw & Son LLC *Caribou, ME 04736$25,173
29Deprey Farms Inc *New Canada, ME 04743$25,124
30Donis & Wanda Willigar *Patten, ME 04765$25,083
31Berce Potato Co., Inc *St Agatha, ME 04772$24,787
32Payson Corp *Englewood, FL 34223$24,339
33Peter N PageLimestone, ME 04750$23,880
34Wade S MccrumMars Hill, ME 04758$23,361
35Stephen R BubarBlaine, ME 04734$23,088
36Guerrette Farms Corporation *Caribou, ME 04736$22,677
37Chamberland Farms Inc *Saint Agatha, ME 04772$22,188
38Glenn J BellLimestone, ME 04750$21,896
39Jeffery & Fleur Kilcollins *Bridgewater, ME 04735$21,509
40Smith's Farm Inc *Presque Isle, ME 04769$21,298

* 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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