Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Hamilton County, Iowa, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 2,784

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Hamilton County, Iowa totaled $280,980,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Snb Farm Partnership *Webster City, IA 50595$3,057,782
2Shelton Hay Ag 2019 *Woolstock, IA 50599$3,000,098
3Gourley Bros L C *Webster City, IA 50595$2,457,698
4Merlyn J HeglandEllsworth, IA 50075$2,323,214
5Hill's Maple Crest Farms Enterpri *Marion, IA 52302$2,184,420
6Henderson Bros *Story City, IA 50248$1,693,126
7Groves Brothers Inc *Williams, IA 50271$1,677,944
8Max R FonkenWilliams, IA 50271$1,590,681
9Doolittle Farms Ltd *Webster City, IA 50595$1,541,748
10Gordon Farms Inc *Webster City, IA 50595$1,531,628
11Westrum Farms Inc *Stratford, IA 50249$1,516,067
12Berg Farms Inc *Ellsworth, IA 50075$1,495,658
13Randy Merritt OlsonEllsworth, IA 50075$1,492,878
14Carol A HeglandEllsworth, IA 50075$1,420,885
15Allen AndersonWilliams, IA 50271$1,372,324
16Eric DoolittleWilliams, IA 50271$1,314,877
17Blue Farms Ltd Ptshp *Kamrar, IA 50132$1,300,559
18Van Diest Farms Inc *Webster City, IA 50595$1,218,095
19James Alvin WalkerWebster City, IA 50595$1,203,709
20Stark Agriculture Inc *Fort Dodge, IA 50501$1,188,715

* 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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