Total Commodity Certificates in Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 342

Recipients of Total Commodity Certificates from farms in Kansas totaled $6,464,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Commodity Certificates
1995-2020
1Garden City Company *Garden City, KS 67846$316,476
2Wayne JohnsonRolla, KS 67954$179,124
3Parity Grain Inc *Kismet, KS 67859$165,402
4Lewis Wheeler & Lee Wheeler L & L *Hugoton, KS 67951$147,394
5Donald K KirkmanGreat Bend, KS 67530$142,593
6Wille Farms Inc *Piqua, KS 66761$119,162
7Kenneth CoxSublette, KS 67877$110,519
8Southwest Agri Center Inc *Kismet, KS 67859$109,750
9Ormiston Farms *Kismet, KS 67859$99,501
10J D Borth Farms Ltd *Meade, KS 67864$91,881
11Tim Dewey Farms *Cimarron, KS 67835$83,015
12Stapleton Farms Partnership *Meade, KS 67864$80,814
13Nick Hatcher Rev TrustLiberal, KS 67901$79,887
14Dje Farms Inc *Plains, KS 67869$74,742
15Margaret R SchmidtSharon Springs, KS 67758$74,250
16Harley D SchmidtSharon Springs, KS 67758$74,250
17Ryan M PattonHiawatha, KS 66434$73,410
18Bryan Farms Inc *Hiawatha, KS 66434$70,347
19Jenilee BorthPlains, KS 67869$67,635
20James & Sons Farming *Liberal, KS 67901$63,563

* 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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