Sunflower Subsidies in Brown County, Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 49

Recipients of Sunflower Subsidies from farms in Brown County, Kansas totaled $92,071 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Sunflower Subsidies
1995-2020
1George G DietrichTopeka, KS 66614$16,563
2Menold Farms Partnership *Hiawatha, KS 66434$10,793
3Summit Farms Inc *Morrill, KS 66515$8,962
4Ebel Farms Inc *Hiawatha, KS 66434$8,494
5D J Acres LLC *Hiawatha, KS 66434$7,365
6Menold Farms Inc *Hiawatha, KS 66434$6,007
7Grimm Farms Inc *Morrill, KS 66515$3,906
8Pine Ridge Inc *Morrill, KS 66515$3,333
9Kurt Douglas GrimmHiawatha, KS 66434$3,262
10Mark - Mark & Faye S E SteeleMorrill, KS 66515$3,168
11Heise Farms Inc *Leawood, KS 66224$3,129
12Ruthanna R WheelerReserve, KS 66434$2,426
13Menold Bros Inc *Hiawatha, KS 66434$1,736
14Hartter Farms Inc *Fairview, KS 66425$1,286
15Viva Avis MillerWichita, KS 67211$1,166
16Gerald M & Dorothy A Nolte TrustHumboldt, NE 68376$1,111
17Joyce A BrockhoffFairview, KS 66425$1,097
18Shirley I Weaver Rev TrustWheaton, IL 60189$873
19Donald C WikleMorrill, KS 66515$871
20Weaver Farms Inc *Wheaton, IL 60189$839

* 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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