Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Lake County, Illinois, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 171

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Lake County, Illinois totaled $17,390,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Ronald WeidnerMchenry, IL 60051$1,162,705
2David E RichardsZion, IL 60099$973,855
3George J GoetzWadsworth, IL 60083$880,960
4Grayslake Gelatin Farm/div Gl Gel *Grayslake, IL 60030$713,678
5Peter TekampeGrayslake, IL 60030$704,924
6Robert J Meyer Jr Living TrustLibertyville, IL 60048$702,654
7Robert J Meyer Living TrustLibertyville, IL 60048$692,001
8Robert Scott PetersenMarengo, IL 60152$688,467
9Bernard WeidnerLong Grove, IL 60047$611,730
10Edward YarcWoodstock, IL 60098$590,215
11Dawn M PetersenMarengo, IL 60152$552,428
12Gerald L HenningfeldFranksville, WI 53126$549,205
13Areljay Lp D/b/a Golden Oaks Farm *Wauconda, IL 60084$469,107
14William J McneillLake Villa, IL 60046$445,393
15David E GeilsLake Geneva, WI 53147$441,248
16Amanda J GeilsLake Geneva, WI 53147$439,376
17David KruegerMchenry, IL 60051$386,772
18Duane BeelowMundelein, IL 60060$330,389
19Charles HermanAntioch, IL 60002$316,844
20Harvey A YarcLibertyville, IL 60048$287,097

* 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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