Soybean Subsidies in Hancock County, Indiana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,541

Recipients of Soybean Subsidies from farms in Hancock County, Indiana totaled $47,962,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Soybean Subsidies
1995-2020
1Ssz Enterprises LLC *Greenfield, IN 46140$708,839
2Carl D SmithGreenfield, IN 46140$474,247
3Joseph W PaxtonFortville, IN 46040$452,251
4Kristi M SmithGreenfield, IN 46140$429,112
5Charles Merlau & Sons General Par *Greenfield, IN 46140$426,410
6Scott Farms Family Partnership *Greenfield, IN 46140$380,811
7Brune Farms *Fountaintown, IN 46130$324,191
8Steve W DurackFortville, IN 46040$305,994
9Dennis CarmichaelKnightstown, IN 46148$277,160
10Robert E EllisFortville, IN 46040$269,441
11Timothy L CainNew Palestine, IN 46163$265,131
12Double T Farms Inc *Fountaintown, IN 46130$259,094
13Mcfarland Brothers Inc *Pendleton, IN 46064$257,005
14Gregory R KleimanGreenfield, IN 46140$256,378
15Dewayne R PaughPendleton, IN 46064$256,325
16David B MartinKnightstown, IN 46148$254,507
17Reichenbach Farms Inc *Greenfield, IN 46140$250,115
18John Ronald ColeGreenfield, IN 46140$246,060
19Donna K CainNew Palestine, IN 46163$242,528
20Larry A BrooksWilkinson, IN 46186$240,270

* 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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