Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Illinois, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 269,822

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Illinois totaled $19,634,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
21Abk Co *Easton, IL 62633$4,945,987
22Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$4,660,169
23Bigham Farms *Vergennes, IL 62994$4,619,173
24Olson Farms *Harmon, IL 61042$4,528,498
25Campbell Farms *Carmi, IL 62821$4,493,978
26Herrmann Farms *Hinckley, IL 60520$4,487,006
27Boehm Farms *Carlinville, IL 62626$4,468,647
28University Of IllinoisUrbana, IL 61801$4,461,219
29Janssen Farms *Lanark, IL 61046$4,301,188
30Jenks Family Farms *Monmouth, IL 61462$4,244,264
31R D J Thomas Farms *Mc Leansboro, IL 62859$4,234,309
32Ross Farms Partnership *Leaf River, IL 61047$4,232,864
33Kent Family Farm Partnership *Winslow, IL 61089$3,899,161
34Stoner Farms *Shannon, IL 61078$3,887,362
35Curry Family Farm *Alpha, IL 61413$3,876,803
36Funk's Farms *Elkville, IL 62932$3,850,496
37Lee Farms General Ptr *Paxton, IL 60957$3,848,369
38Geils Farms *Harvard, IL 60033$3,791,335
39Johnson Farms *Saint Francisville, IL 62460$3,786,888
40Heritage Family Farms *Arthur, IL 61911$3,701,910

* 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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