Corn Subsidies in Colorado, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 19,849

Recipients of Corn Subsidies from farms in Colorado totaled $1,736,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Corn Subsidies
1995-2020
1Cure Brothers *Bethune, CO 80805$6,306,565
2Lenz Farms *Holyoke, CO 80734$4,131,964
3Suncure Farms *Burlington, CO 80807$4,064,969
4Sprague Farms *Wray, CO 80758$3,507,211
5Kramer Feedlot Gp *Holyoke, CO 80734$3,505,273
6Richard Roth Farms *Yuma, CO 80759$3,377,744
7Mike Roth Farms Ptn *Evergreen, CO 80439$3,190,657
8Penny Ranch Partnership *Burlington, CO 80807$3,088,198
9Gle-mar *Yuma, CO 80759$2,859,726
10Mark Roth Farms *Yuma, CO 80759$2,856,490
11J-t Farms *Yuma, CO 80759$2,628,151
12Bledsoe Cattle Co *Wray, CO 80758$2,437,788
13Horse Creek Farms *Springfield, CO 81073$2,300,848
14H2o Farms *Walsh, CO 81090$2,295,297
15Landmark Farms *Wray, CO 80758$2,215,195
16Martin Angus Ranch Gp *Wray, CO 80758$2,208,770
17Nau Farms Partnership *Yuma, CO 80759$2,116,857
18T L T Brothers Partnership *Sterling, CO 80751$2,039,118
19Smelker Farms *Kit Carson, CO 80825$2,014,273
20Ervin And Kathy Frank Partnership *Kirk, CO 80824$1,938,458

* 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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