Tobacco Payment Program in Indiana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 6,391

Recipients of Tobacco Payment Program from farms in Indiana totaled $444,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Tobacco Payment Program
1995-2020
1Jay Leslie DroegeDillsboro, IN 47018$5,556
2David L JonesMadison, IN 47250$4,945
3Samuel S FoxRising Sun, IN 47040$4,551
4Terry BarkerHanover, IN 47243$4,496
5Loren KonkleVevay, IN 47043$3,745
6Kathryn Prochoroff-colesHanover, IN 47243$3,264
7Gerald PhillipsCommiskey, IN 47227$3,122
8Dan K HartCanaan, IN 47224$3,059
9Joel BreedingDupont, IN 47231$2,988
10Leonard Wayne KonkleMadison, IN 47250$2,891
11John D FordDupont, IN 47231$2,888
12Sherman L HughesDillsboro, IN 47018$2,825
13Rodney ZimmermanCharlestown, IN 47111$2,745
14Terry FulksRockport, IN 47635$2,635
15William L LykinsElizabethtown, IN 47232$2,438
16James D BenhamVersailles, IN 47042$2,119
17Norris & Carolyn Works TrustBennington, IN 47011$2,015
18Ronald FlaspohlerBatesville, IN 47006$1,925
19Roger W GarlandVevay, IN 47043$1,913
20Albert MilesNew Washington, IN 47162$1,904

* 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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