Grasslands Reserve Program in Minnesota, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 104

Recipients of Grasslands Reserve Program from farms in Minnesota totaled $235,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Grasslands Reserve Program
2019
1Schiefelbein Farms LLC *Kimball, MN 55353$23,552
2Cottonwood Angus Farms *Pipestone, MN 56164$19,978
3Oc Properties III LLC *Rothsay, MN 56579$11,125
4Roger L OuseGrove City, OH 43123$9,580
5Gary NygardAppleton, MN 56208$8,458
6Nettiewyynnt Farm Limited Partner *Tracy, MN 56175$6,962
7Weber & Son Inc *Aurora, SD 57002$6,579
8Roger TalsmaChandler, MN 56122$5,618
9Steven OuseRothsay, MN 56579$5,295
10Ben T JohnsonDawson, MN 56232$5,241
11Richard D And Linda L Bakken LiviGarretson, SD 57030$5,194
12Jerry Allen BlankersLake Wilson, MN 56151$4,055
13Craig AndersonRanchos De Taos, NM 87557$3,970
14Menno FokkenCanby, MN 56220$3,841
15Erich FokkenCanby, MN 56220$3,836
16Robert E OlsenCanby, MN 56220$3,333
17Lone Tree Heritage Farms LLC *Ellsworth, MN 56129$3,284
18Nathan C PalmEstelline, SD 57234$3,222
19Kevin H DonnayKimball, MN 55353$2,764
20Stanley WilliamsonGarretson, SD 57030$2,760

* 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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