Livestock Subsidies in McLean County, Illinois, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 13 of 13

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in McLean County, Illinois totaled $607,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
2018
1Special K Hog Farm *Chenoa, IL 61726$343,554
2R J Pork LLCCropsey, IL 61731$125,000
3Kuntz Farms *Gridley, IL 61744$73,472
4Ringger Farms Inc *Gridley, IL 61744$43,200
5Steven ReynoldsSaybrook, IL 61770$11,200
6Kelly L BowenBloomington, IL 61705$2,512
7Schuler Farms *Lexington, IL 61753$2,145
8Larry FinkDanvers, IL 61732$2,104
9Roger Emil WitzigGridley, IL 61744$1,120
10Shannon WitzigGridley, IL 61744$1,120
11Paul Mitchell SpringerStanford, IL 61774$1,104
12Bryan Mark SommerSaybrook, IL 61770$712
13Wesley A KingdonGridley, IL 61744$184

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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