Total USDA Subsidies in 3rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 23,679

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in 3rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins) totaled $1,588,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1995-2020
1F & W Farms *Crowley, LA 70526$10,253,552
2First South Farm Credit Aca **Winnsboro, LA 71295$8,701,470
3G F & P Zaunbrecher Farm *Rayne, LA 70578$7,460,450
4Sweetlake Farm Partners *Lake Charles, LA 70605$7,395,844
5Five T *Kaplan, LA 70548$6,587,794
6Wild Farms *Midland, LA 70559$5,852,229
7Loewer Brothers *Eunice, LA 70535$5,626,233
8Thibodeaux Ag Group *Midland, LA 70559$5,415,191
9Garber Farms *Iota, LA 70543$5,193,966
10R & Z Farms *Eunice, LA 70535$4,712,112
11Home Bank National Association **Jennings, LA 70546$4,616,718
12Ed Wild & Sons Partnership *Welsh, LA 70591$4,534,733
13Powell Farm Partners *Lake Charles, LA 70615$4,491,696
14Berken Bros *Crowley, LA 70526$4,469,775
15Thibodeaux Brothers Partnership *Midland, LA 70559$4,419,541
16Harmon & Ohlenforst *Crowley, LA 70526$3,636,764
17Hundley Brothers *Branch, LA 70516$3,578,272
18Frey Farms Partnership *Eunice, LA 70535$3,534,645
19F & D Farms *Abbeville, LA 70510$3,470,754
20Miller Brothers Farm *Iota, LA 70543$3,418,536

* 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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