Total Market Facilitation Program in Wyandotte County, Kansas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Total Market Facilitation Program from farms in Wyandotte County, Kansas totaled $357,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Market Facilitation Program
1995-2020
1Knetter Brothers Inc *Kansas City, KS 66109$148,996
2Knetter Farms Inc *Kansas City, KS 66109$138,205
3Andrew Z YunghansKansas City, KS 66109$30,975
4William A Van FleetTonganoxie, KS 66086$29,513
5Elmer RottinghausMission, KS 66202$3,551
6Howard A SpencerBonner Springs, KS 66012$2,841
7The Mildred W Meisner Living TrusSun Lakes, AZ 85248$1,552
8Joyce E Drescher Intervivos TrustKansas City, KS 66109$1,196
9Robert SerraKansas City, KS 66102$272
10Cider Hill Family Orchard LLCKansas City, KS 66109$117

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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