Sorghum Subsidies in Weld County, Colorado, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 440

Recipients of Sorghum Subsidies from farms in Weld County, Colorado totaled $715,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020
1Cooksey Farms *Roggen, CO 80652$83,859
2Ricky L SiriosRoggen, CO 80652$31,511
3Reid Ranches Co *Roggen, CO 80652$31,262
4F & M Farms Inc *Roggen, CO 80652$21,683
5Charles Klausner Damian Klausner *Roggen, CO 80652$20,164
6William W WarrenKeenesburg, CO 80643$18,305
7Swank Farms LLC *Keenesburg, CO 80643$17,865
8Bruce J KlausnerRoggen, CO 80652$17,461
9Klausner Bros *Roggen, CO 80652$16,542
10Epple Ranch *Roggen, CO 80652$14,848
11Michael C LinneburThornton, CO 80233$13,672
12Ivan J LinneburRoggen, CO 80652$13,336
13James BrnakKeenesburg, CO 80643$12,046
14Earl W LinneburRoggen, CO 80652$11,848
15Edward R SiriosRoggen, CO 80652$11,203
16Linnebur Farm Corporation *Roggen, CO 80652$10,168
17J V Farms Inc *Nunn, CO 80648$9,560
18Ira D PattonRoggen, CO 80652$9,305
19Hiram T HillBriggsdale, CO 80611$8,968
20David C EppleRoggen, CO 80652$8,462

* 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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