Total Livestock Indemnity Program in 18th District of Florida (Rep. Brian Mast), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 9 of 9

Recipients of Total Livestock Indemnity Program from farms in 18th District of Florida (Rep. Brian Mast) totaled $172,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Livestock Indemnity Program
1Tampa Farm Service Inc *Indiantown, FL 34956$80,000
2Family Tree Enteprises Lllp *Okeechobee, FL 34972$42,956
3Push Hard Cattle Co *Fort Pierce, FL 34945$26,416
4Ralph Cain IIIPort Saint Lucie, FL 34987$7,718
5Thomas Edward SmithPalm City, FL 34990$7,459
6Botha Beef LLCJupiter, FL 33458$3,790
7Arrow C Cattle Corp *Okeechobee, FL 34973$1,976
8William E Phares-deceasedOkeechobee, FL 34973$1,520
9William Kerry FarmerFort Pierce, FL 34951$402

* 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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