Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Butler County, Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,379

Recipients of Subtotal, Disaster Payments from farms in Butler County, Kansas totaled $24,077,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Disaster Payments
1995-2020
1Robert WedmanLeon, KS 67074$445,648
2Mcclure Brothers LLC *Douglass, KS 67039$427,721
3Thomas D WedmanPiedmont, KS 67122$356,551
4Stephen E SundgrenRosalia, KS 67132$355,282
5Harvey H Blair JrAtlanta, KS 67008$350,138
6Mcclure Brothers Land & Cattle Op *Douglass, KS 67039$348,144
7Carl GrunderCassoday, KS 66842$312,706
8Meg Corporation *El Dorado, KS 67042$274,129
9Semisch Farm LLC *Leon, KS 67074$238,000
10James J RedingtonTowanda, KS 67144$217,215
11Bannon Farm & Ranch Inc *Augusta, KS 67010$216,592
12Gick R FlemingLeon, KS 67074$215,613
13Varner Farms Inc *Towanda, KS 67144$206,049
14Frank TurnerEl Dorado, KS 67042$204,669
15Gary Harder Revocable TrustEl Dorado, KS 67042$188,707
16Deborah K FlemingLeon, KS 67074$179,831
17Triple T Livestock LLC *Whitewater, KS 67154$174,379
18Mike RiersonLeon, KS 67074$173,350
19Walter M Burress JrAugusta, KS 67010$173,075
20Gregg M MackayDouglass, KS 67039$166,831

* 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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