Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Coles County, Illinois, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,172

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Coles County, Illinois totaled $11,236,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1995-2020
1Heritage Family Farms *Arthur, IL 61911$224,928
2Terrydale Farms Inc *Charleston, IL 61920$172,755
3Litteken Farms Inc *Charleston, IL 61920$127,480
4Shrader Farms Inc *Westfield, IL 62474$115,585
5Jon W StraderWestfield, IL 62474$112,372
6Zuhone Farms *Mattoon, IL 61938$109,909
7Brenda J LittekenCharleston, IL 61920$103,774
8Tony CoffeyAshmore, IL 61912$101,234
9Rolling Prairie Farm Inc *Mattoon, IL 61938$95,807
10Mark A DonnellMattoon, IL 61938$95,387
11Overton Family Farms Inc *Mattoon, IL 61938$91,967
12Stephen R SwangoCharleston, IL 61920$88,702
13Don B CoffeyAshmore, IL 61912$87,142
14Alan HomannCharleston, IL 61920$85,743
15Jacalyn M SwangoCharleston, IL 61920$83,942
16Popham Bros Flp *Charleston, IL 61920$81,957
17Wesley A VeachOakland, IL 61943$80,020
18Freeman Family Farms LLC *Ashmore, IL 61912$79,130
19Stanley E MetzgerCharleston, IL 61920$78,817
20Wesley D HumphresAshmore, IL 61912$78,477

* 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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