Wheat Subsidies in Knox County, Indiana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 1,702

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Knox County, Indiana totaled $24,308,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
21Blann Farms Inc *Oaktown, IN 47561$134,810
22Kim CardinalOaktown, IN 47561$131,946
23Meyer Brothers *Vincennes, IN 47591$127,923
24Carolyn J SmallMonroe City, IN 47557$126,540
25Myron HessVincennes, IN 47591$123,776
26Anson Family Farms *Monroe City, IN 47557$120,135
27Jmr Farms Inc *Vincennes, IN 47591$119,411
28Francis Vieck IIVincennes, IN 47591$118,042
29Marlin DreimanVincennes, IN 47591$117,982
30Mcclure Farms Inc *Vincennes, IN 47591$116,790
31Cletus R HessVincennes, IN 47591$116,369
32E & H Vieke Inc *Vincennes, IN 47591$115,309
33Ron WilsonDecker, IN 47524$113,006
34Michael J RuschVincennes, IN 47591$110,946
35Brocksmith Farms *Oaktown, IN 47561$109,319
36Brad MontgomeryVincennes, IN 47591$108,778
37Marchino Bros Inc *Wheatland, IN 47597$105,411
38Patrick HolscherDecker, IN 47524$101,186
39Linneweber Bros *Vincennes, IN 47591$100,787
40Vieke Farms Inc *Vincennes, IN 47591$96,787

* 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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