Total Dairy Program in Montana, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 50

Recipients of Total Dairy Program from farms in Montana totaled $802,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Dairy Program
1Pleasant Valley Colony *Belt, MT 59412$25,405
2Riverview Colony Inc *Chester, MT 59522$25,405
3Big Stone Colony Inc *Sand Coulee, MT 59472$25,404
4Plain-vista Dairy LLC *Manhattan, MT 59741$25,404
5Huls Dairy Inc *Corvallis, MT 59828$25,404
6David LewisVictor, MT 59875$25,404
7Leep Dairy LLC *Manhattan, MT 59741$25,404
8Bos Dairy LLC *Manhattan, MT 59741$25,404
9Moiese Valley Ranch LLC *Burley, ID 83318$25,404
10Dairyland Farms Inc *Manhattan, MT 59741$25,404
11L F Dairy Inc *Manhattan, MT 59741$25,404
12Pondera Colony Inc *Valier, MT 59486$25,404
13Cascade Colony Inc *Sun River, MT 59483$25,403
14Faith Dairy LLC *Bozeman, MT 59718$23,742
15Surprise Creek Hutterian Brethern *Stanford, MT 59479$23,623
16Fairhaven Colony Inc *Ulm, MT 59485$23,246
17Deerfield Hutterian Brethren Inc *Lewistown, MT 59457$22,071
18Camrose Colony Inc *Ledger, MT 59456$21,106
19Springwater Colony Inc *Harlowton, MT 59036$19,827
20Birch Creek Colony *Valier, MT 59486$19,604

* 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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