Oat Subsidies in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 662

Recipients of Oat Subsidies from farms in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa totaled $117,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Oat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Laverne R LeeClear Lake, IA 50428$4,471
2Stephen J SchladerRockford, IA 50468$3,760
3Orville R Caspers Revocable TrustSwaledale, IA 50477$2,302
4Daniel B MuffGarner, IA 50438$2,138
5Larry L NelsonHanlontown, IA 50444$2,107
6Mark G TaylorMason City, IA 50401$1,623
7John C BokelmanVentura, IA 50482$1,552
8Paul MenkeClear Lake, IA 50428$1,401
9B & M Dairy Ptnshp *Swaledale, IA 50477$1,311
10Lillibridge GeneRockwell, IA 50469$1,281
11Kinney Lindstrom Foundation Inc *Mason City, IA 50402$1,173
12Arlyn E MidtgaardHanlontown, IA 50444$1,130
13Arden MidtgaardHanlontown, IA 50444$1,130
14Dennis W PrestonLenox, IA 50851$1,117
15Ross TreloarNora Springs, IA 50458$1,097
16Byron D SmebyRockwell, IA 50469$1,080
17David NewmanRockwell, IA 50469$1,076
18Triple H Inc *Fertile, IA 50434$1,067
19James C FulkRock Falls, IA 50467$1,044
20Jake WhitehurstClear Lake, IA 50428$991

* 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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