Livestock Subsidies in Androscoggin County, Maine, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 80

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Androscoggin County, Maine totaled $291,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020
1Brigeen Farms Inc *Turner, ME 04282$28,907
2R E Hemond Farm Inc *Minot, ME 04258$18,134
3Ann FrenchSabattus, ME 04280$16,755
4Dennis Ferland Dba Ferland Farm *Poland, ME 04274$12,802
5Caldwell Inc *Turner, ME 04282$12,020
6River Rise Farm Inc *North Turner, ME 04266$11,529
7Gregg W VarneyTurner, ME 04282$10,085
8Barker Farm Inc *Leeds, ME 04263$9,052
9Twin Brook Dairy, LLC *Minot, ME 04258$7,855
10John A HemondMinot, ME 04258$7,332
11Buckley Farms Inc *Leeds, ME 04263$6,970
12Nezinscot Farm *Turner, ME 04282$6,687
13Roland E HemondMinot, ME 04258$6,440
14Dirigo Holsteins Inc *Canton, ME 04221$5,594
15Christopher F LewisAuburn, ME 04210$5,440
16Shermirley Farm Inc *Turner, ME 04282$5,252
17Lovewell Farms Inc *Livermore, ME 04253$5,242
18Roger A FortinWales, ME 04280$4,995
19Botma Farm *Lisbon Falls, ME 04252$4,766
20Jay E RoebuckTurner, ME 04282$4,487

* 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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