Farm Subsidy information

Buchanan County, Iowa

Total USDA Subsidies in Buchanan County, Iowa, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 3,118

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Buchanan County, Iowa totaled $424,552,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1995-2020
1Burco Farms Partnership *Independence, IA 50644$3,182,511
2Carson & Barron Farms Inc *Rowley, IA 52329$2,121,072
3Kevin L KaufmanFairbank, IA 50629$2,016,685
4Premier Farms *Walker, IA 52352$1,730,676
5J Charles GroverRowley, IA 52329$1,706,147
6Robin L GroverRowley, IA 52329$1,706,132
7Wierck Farms Ltd *Fairbank, IA 50629$1,691,897
8John J CrockManchester, IA 52057$1,627,822
9Cook Brothers Ltd *Winthrop, IA 50682$1,626,988
10Rick J CrawfordIndependence, IA 50644$1,545,285
11Bowden Investment Company Lp *Winthrop, IA 50682$1,537,399
12Keith A SmithIndependence, IA 50644$1,490,832
13Murley Partners *Aurora, IA 50607$1,458,812
14John B BehanIndependence, IA 50644$1,430,480
15James S OrrRowley, IA 52329$1,426,417
16Gary G CrawfordIndependence, IA 50644$1,416,429
17Corkery Farmland Inc *Brandon, IA 52210$1,386,688
18Robert J ThomaIndependence, IA 50644$1,329,039
19Gregory A AlberIndependence, IA 50644$1,309,398
20John E FrancoisWinthrop, IA 50682$1,289,313

* 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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