Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Ellis County, Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 3,101

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Ellis County, Kansas totaled $101,328,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Staab Cattle Company *Hays, KS 67601$1,045,973
2Brian J StaabHays, KS 67601$982,776
3Anthony J PfannenstielHays, KS 67601$967,220
4R J W Farms Inc *Hays, KS 67601$955,064
5Neil J GottschalkHays, KS 67601$857,751
6Charles KrausHays, KS 67601$803,840
7Michael J WerthHays, KS 67601$778,668
8Kfr Inc *Hays, KS 67601$724,167
9Arthur GrossHays, KS 67601$714,689
10Virgil D GrossHays, KS 67601$690,555
11Randal C WerthHays, KS 67601$688,632
12Back Farms *Victoria, KS 67671$687,555
13John & Hazel Love TrPlainville, KS 67663$681,638
14Harold G KrausHays, KS 67601$654,298
15Jstfrmn Operating LLC *Hays, KS 67601$643,989
16Loran C ZimmermanSchoenchen, KS 67667$594,289
17Wasinger Family Farms LLC *Hays, KS 67601$593,138
18Paul M LeikerHays, KS 67601$573,468
19Phil & Brenda Schmeidler TrustHays, KS 67601$564,559
20Schmeidler Living TrustHays, KS 67601$554,167

* 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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