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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 376

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Whiteside County, Illinois totaled $2,137,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020
1Sheryl L VonholtenLyndon, IL 61261$250,000
2Mark Alan VonholtenLyndon, IL 61261$208,896
3Crystal Springs Pork IncLyndon, IL 61261$125,000
4John C GibsonPort Byron, IL 61275$106,447
5B & R FarmsProphetstown, IL 61277$104,679
6Koehler Fms Inc *Prophetstown, IL 61277$102,940
7Elizabeth A KosterSterling, IL 61081$92,828
8Dan KosterSterling, IL 61081$92,828
9Mosher Bros *Prophetstown, IL 61277$89,360
10Jerry L NormanErie, IL 61250$43,661
11Shore Acres Farm Inc *Prophetstown, IL 61277$40,141
12Jakobs Bros Farms Inc *Sterling, IL 61081$40,000
13Elkhorn Valley Beef Inc *Morrison, IL 61270$34,317
14Jon VossBullhead, SD 57621$24,966
15Keith ZaagmanMorrison, IL 61270$21,450
16Steve HeunFulton, IL 61252$19,901
17Larson Cruse Farm *Prophetstown, IL 61277$11,377
18John Vander EideFulton, IL 61252$10,063
19Dean WadeRock Falls, IL 61071$9,991
20Brian A BeverothSterling, IL 61081$9,000

* 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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