Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Colorado, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 44,962

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Colorado totaled $2,964,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Cure Brothers *Bethune, CO 80805$7,764,272
2Schutte Farms Partnership *Burlington, CO 80807$5,744,712
3Suncure Farms *Burlington, CO 80807$4,795,810
4Lenz Farms *Holyoke, CO 80734$4,486,900
5Bcjj Farms *Byers, CO 80103$4,259,235
6Penny Ranch Partnership *Burlington, CO 80807$4,054,532
7Loyd Farms *Grover, CO 80729$3,931,514
8Progressive Farms *Byers, CO 80103$3,852,941
9Sprague Farms *Wray, CO 80758$3,765,583
10H2o Farms *Walsh, CO 81090$3,756,095
11Charles Klausner Damian Klausner *Roggen, CO 80652$3,718,484
12Smelker Farms *Kit Carson, CO 80825$3,706,528
13Kramer Feedlot Gp *Holyoke, CO 80734$3,648,434
14Richard Roth Farms *Yuma, CO 80759$3,578,454
15Horse Creek Farms *Springfield, CO 81073$3,384,831
16Mike Roth Farms Ptn *Evergreen, CO 80439$3,262,796
17Alpine Five *Burlington, CO 80807$3,253,989
18T T & G Farms Ptr *Brandon, CO 81071$3,114,504
19Kalcevic Sons *Bennett, CO 80102$3,091,613
20Mark Roth Farms *Yuma, CO 80759$3,014,985

* 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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