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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 37

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Knox County, Maine totaled $34,188 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1Dogpatch Farm, LLCWashington, ME 04574$5,514
2Leslie M & Joyce C Luce *Union, ME 04862$3,401
3Winter Wind Farm *Union, ME 04862$3,070
4Rocky Top Farm *Hope, ME 04847$2,620
5Bo' Lait Farm, LLCWashington, ME 04574$2,501
6Amanda RarickUnion, ME 04862$2,225
7Leland J P HoughtonUnion, ME 04862$1,971
8Lincoln J HawesUnion, ME 04862$1,706
9Ralph C Pearse & Sons *Hope, ME 04847$1,490
10Isaac MonroeHope, ME 04847$1,319
11Donald R HannanUnion, ME 04862$990
12Frank F GamageUnion, ME 04862$819
13Anne B KennedyWashington, ME 04574$728
14Sara E MooreUnion, ME 04862$617
15Lee R StrawNewcastle, ME 04553$420
16Appleton Creamery *Appleton, ME 04862$329
17Scott E MonroeWarren, ME 04864$324
18Yvonne TaylorWashington, ME 04574$315
19Joyce C LuceUnion, ME 04862$301
20Leslie M LuceUnion, ME 04862$301

* 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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