Livestock Disaster / Emergency in Massachusetts, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 15 of 15

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in Massachusetts totaled $705,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
2018
1Merrimack Valley Apiaries Inc *Billerica, MA 01821$233,500
2Evergreen Honey Co Inc *Billerica, MA 01821$233,500
3Boston Honey Company Inc *Holliston, MA 01746$167,709
4William D Crawford IIISouthwick, MA 01077$55,429
5Frederick E FarmerPepperell, MA 01463$7,247
6Joseph W HowlandBrockton, MA 02301$1,961
7William BissDighton, MA 02715$1,388
8Bonni BerkowitzNewburyport, MA 01950$1,261
9Lori Tunewicz-gavinBridgewater, MA 02324$700
10Paul W TuomalaWest Wareham, MA 02576$688
11Hanson Farm Inc *Bridgewater, MA 02324$570
12Rodney A FieldingEast Wareham, MA 02538$459
13Cherise Kratsa-hoakBerkley, MA 02779$400
14W James RawlingsWest Wareham, MA 02576$383
15Paul Willis Dba Clessons River Fa *Buckland, MA 01338$-1

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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