Livestock Subsidies in Sangamon County, Illinois, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 248

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Sangamon County, Illinois totaled $930,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020
1Sangamon Prairie Pork, LLCWilliamsville, IL 62693$204,818
2Kerry Allen MillerWaverly, IL 62692$95,042
3Kenneth Miller TrWaverly, IL 62692$95,042
4Bruce R GillmanSherman, IL 62684$16,666
5Hermes Bros Farms Inc *Springfield, IL 62711$14,589
6Fred FleckRiverton, IL 62561$14,113
7James R CravensBuffalo, IL 62515$12,880
8Bergschneider Stock Farm *New Berlin, IL 62670$12,808
9Edward Clarence MiesWaverly, IL 62692$11,019
10Donald ToddAthens, IL 62613$10,516
11Fox Valley Standardbreds LtdSherman, IL 62684$10,472
12Daniel BostonPawnee, IL 62558$10,283
13Tri-d Inc *Auburn, IL 62615$9,673
14William Carl BurrisMiddletown, IL 62666$9,026
15Hood Bros Inc *Mechanicsburg, IL 62545$8,954
16Daniel HenebryBuffalo, IL 62515$8,942
17Allan RakesChatham, IL 62629$7,312
18Etherton Stock Farms, Inc *Dawson, IL 62520$7,308
19Greg BellSpringfield, IL 62712$7,044
20Walter CaruthersWaverly, IL 62692$6,606

* 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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