Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Meeker County, Minnesota, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 2,401

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Meeker County, Minnesota totaled $189,502,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Double A Farms *Lake Lillian, MN 56253$1,970,247
2Kaping Farms Inc *Litchfield, MN 55355$1,798,063
3Russel H BladBird Island, MN 55310$1,495,204
4Randy WordenLitchfield, MN 55355$1,398,436
5David J WesemanGrove City, MN 56243$1,287,548
6Richard GabrielsonDarwin, MN 55324$1,271,248
7Craig WesemanGrove City, MN 56243$1,192,650
8Carlson Brothers Of Darwin *Darwin, MN 55324$1,185,297
9Hillman Farms *Litchfield, MN 55355$1,158,998
10Scott PetersonLitchfield, MN 55355$1,122,170
11Thomas W WalshLitchfield, MN 55355$1,104,518
12Douglas DesensLitchfield, MN 55355$1,103,899
13Richard A VoigtGrove City, MN 56243$1,092,626
14Anderson Seeds Of Dassel *Dassel, MN 55325$1,080,502
15John A SlindenGrove City, MN 56243$1,076,227
16Johnson Farms- Gp *Litchfield, MN 55355$1,071,266
17Jerry WesemanGrove City, MN 56243$1,057,974
18Rebecca WesemanGrove City, MN 56243$990,696
19Roger HuhnLitchfield, MN 55355$987,579
20John J WesemanLitchfield, MN 55355$981,855

* 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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