Sunflower Subsidies in Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 15,347

Recipients of Sunflower Subsidies from farms in Kansas totaled $82,036,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Sunflower Subsidies
1995-2020
1F & J Farms *Goodland, KS 67735$420,353
2Wyrill Farming Partnership *Kirwin, KS 67644$202,339
3Prairie Crest Inc *Tribune, KS 67879$199,009
4Scott M SchneiderTribune, KS 67879$195,002
5Gary & Kornelia Schields Jv *Goodland, KS 67735$190,064
6Dave & Betty Jean Schields Jv *Goodland, KS 67735$182,657
7Spring Creek Family FarmsJewell, KS 66949$162,436
8Bellamy Aerial Spraying *Goodland, KS 67735$151,340
9David W Wyrill Living TrustKirwin, KS 67644$131,241
10John B Wyrill III Living TrustKirwin, KS 67644$131,237
11White Family Farms Gen Partnershi *Goodland, KS 67735$126,868
12J C Lemon & Pauline L Miller & L- *Tribune, KS 67879$126,047
13Clark E Woodworth Rev TrustSterling, KS 67579$122,154
14Spring Creek Family Farms *Wamego, KS 66547$122,134
15Melvin - Melvin & Sh R NemechekGoodland, KS 67735$113,728
16William D Hoffman Liv TrHays, KS 67601$112,894
17Larry EnfieldGoodland, KS 67735$111,586
18Larry BiekerGrant, NE 69140$110,825
19Jb Farms Inc *Castle Rock, CO 80109$109,336
20C & L Nemechek Farms *Goodland, KS 67735$109,201

* 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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