Sorghum Subsidies in Sumner County, Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 4,086

Recipients of Sorghum Subsidies from farms in Sumner County, Kansas totaled $35,145,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020
21David UrbanMayfield, KS 67103$109,418
22Mike E ThompsonUdall, KS 67146$103,183
23James M SeiwertViola, KS 67149$102,331
24Charles C Buss Revocable TrustOxford, KS 67119$99,496
25Eldon D Lawless Living TrustBelle Plaine, KS 67013$97,975
26Donald R SeiwertViola, KS 67149$97,629
27Luke TheurerSouth Haven, KS 67140$92,110
28Ted A Rieckenberg TrustWellington, KS 67152$91,625
29Kline Bros Inc *Medicine Lodge, KS 67104$90,820
30Robert H MillerTreasure Island, FL 33706$87,678
31Jerry D KleinUdall, KS 67146$86,937
32David J Seiwert Rev TrustConway Springs, KS 67031$86,208
33Clewell Farms Inc *Belle Plaine, KS 67013$85,879
34Royce E LangeConway Springs, KS 67031$84,565
35Alan D HerveyBelle Plaine, KS 67013$83,920
36Richard J BeckerWellington, KS 67152$83,468
37Randy Tracy Revocable TrustArgonia, KS 67004$82,358
38Steffen Farms Partnership *Conway Springs, KS 67031$81,639
39Bryan K AndraConway Springs, KS 67031$79,770
40Tencleve Farms LLC *Wellington, KS 67152$79,387

* 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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