Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Decatur County, Kansas, 2017

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 459

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Decatur County, Kansas totaled $1,529,000 in in 2017.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2017
1Gregory R StreveyBoulder, CO 80303$47,134
2Wentz Farms LLC *Norcatur, KS 67653$39,572
3Leo J ZodrowOberlin, KS 67749$38,913
4William E Heilman TrustJennings, KS 67643$35,345
5Beaver Creek Farms Inc *Oberlin, KS 67749$34,951
6Albertus Dodson & Kathleen DodsonMc Cook, NE 69001$34,666
7William G WesselDresden, KS 67635$33,236
8Lawrence W Miller Living TrustDresden, KS 67635$31,954
9Daniel StreveyNorcatur, KS 67653$28,133
10Wasson Farms LLC *Oberlin, KS 67749$24,262
11Grafel Farms LLC *Oberlin, KS 67749$24,184
12May Family Farms Inc *Oberlin, KS 67749$24,175
13Larry L AyersOberlin, KS 67749$22,629
14Sylvester Ritter Enterprises Inc *Dresden, KS 67635$22,520
15Sylvester Ritter Farms Inc *Dresden, KS 67635$22,520
16Mary L PlottsOberlin, KS 67749$22,453
17Paul R NauerJennings, KS 67643$20,710
18Lynn RippeDanbury, NE 69026$20,156
19Paul E ShieldsOberlin, KS 67749$18,796
20Scheetz Brothers Inc *Clayton, KS 67629$18,513

* 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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