Livestock Subsidies in Tazewell County, Illinois, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 14 of 14

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Tazewell County, Illinois totaled $223,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1Darrell SpringerHopedale, IL 61747$53,824
2Randall SchmidgallBloomington, IL 61705$29,344
3Scott BirkeyHopedale, IL 61747$24,912
4Stuber - Fehr Inc *Tremont, IL 61568$23,592
5Wyss Farms Inc *Eureka, IL 61530$21,728
6Glenn SchmidgallMinier, IL 61759$14,720
7Tim GottschalkArmington, IL 61721$14,224
8Zehr Farms LLCWashington, IL 61571$10,936
9Brett SchmidgallMinier, IL 61759$10,400
10Jay Lang SchmidgallMackinaw, IL 61755$8,032
11Northtown Farms, Inc. *Washington, IL 61571$4,408
12Thomas E SchrockWashington, IL 61571$3,896
13Wade SchmidgallMackinaw, IL 61755$1,744
14Thomas DesutterManito, IL 61546$1,600

* 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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