Dairy Program Subsidies in Illinois, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 279

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Illinois totaled $1,496,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
2020
1Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$277,692
2Westridge Dairy LLC *Red Bud, IL 62278$18,705
3Meier Meadows LLC *Ridott, IL 61067$16,350
4Dall Dairy *Aviston, IL 62216$16,350
5Arentsen Dairy Inc *Albers, IL 62215$16,350
6Ryan HilmesCarlyle, IL 62231$16,350
7Ainger Farm LLC *Harvard, IL 60033$16,350
8Aaron HilmesCarlyle, IL 62231$16,350
9Steven Dean HarreNashville, IL 62263$16,350
10Probstland Dairy Farm Inc *Wheeler, IL 62479$16,350
11Koch Holstein Inc *Tremont, IL 61568$16,350
12Bohnert Jerseys *East Moline, IL 61244$16,350
13Keith A RichterBreese, IL 62230$16,350
14S Haas Farms LLC *Elizabeth, IL 61028$16,350
15Ratermann Dairy LLC *Breese, IL 62230$16,350
16Wgf LLC *Kirkland, IL 60146$16,350
17Marilyn Shriver & Sons Lp *Ursa, IL 62376$16,350
18Henrichs Farms Ltd *Breese, IL 62230$16,005
19Old German Dairy LLC *Savanna, IL 61074$15,694
20Kyle S HilmesCarlyle, IL 62231$15,680

* 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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