Livestock Subsidies in Stephenson County, Illinois, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 105

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Stephenson County, Illinois totaled $915,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1High Plains Pork Inc *Winslow, IL 61089$228,390
2Sheffey Farms Inc *Pearl City, IL 61062$112,802
3Gilt Edge Farms LLCFreeport, IL 61032$72,825
4Prophetstown Pork LLCFreeport, IL 61032$66,041
5Brian L RoteMc Connell, IL 61050$34,648
6Birchen Farms Inc *Pearl City, IL 61062$34,539
7Scheidairy Farms Inc *Freeport, IL 61032$31,191
8Glory Be Pork Inc *Rock City, IL 61070$28,999
9Moll Hog Farm *Freeport, IL 61032$21,549
10Chet BrinkmeierPearl City, IL 61062$16,418
11Koester Dairy Inc *Dakota, IL 61018$15,668
12Thomas A FlackShannon, IL 61078$14,388
13Robert J KepnerLena, IL 61048$13,101
14Vincent L EdlerPearl City, IL 61062$9,903
15Meier Meadows LLC *Ridott, IL 61067$9,646
16Blair Farms Fp LLC *Winslow, IL 61089$9,520
17Obert Farms LLCDakota, IL 61018$7,824
18Roger A HullRock City, IL 61070$6,731
19John J LeuenbergerWinslow, IL 61089$6,366
20Gary E MahonWinslow, IL 61089$5,672

* 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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