SELECT * FROM cou_m2019 WHERE fips='30049' AND progcode='totalfarm ' AND `rank`>=1 LIMIT 0,20

Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Lewis and Clark County, Montana, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 78

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Lewis and Clark County, Montana totaled $856,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Milford Colony Inc *Wolf Creek, MT 59648$180,003
2Elk Creek Colony Inc *Augusta, MT 59410$164,602
3William J Foster JrEast Helena, MT 59635$79,919
4Diehl Ranch CoEast Helena, MT 59635$50,572
5Flat Creek Farms Inc *Wolf Creek, MT 59648$42,191
6Marvin H Steinbach Dba SteinbachWolf Creek, MT 59648$37,786
7Justin C KrauseAugusta, MT 59410$23,732
8Tee Bar Ranch Co *Augusta, MT 59410$21,691
9Goff's Farm IncAugusta, MT 59410$17,110
10Philip R WirthWolf Creek, MT 59648$16,185
11Linda ConverseAugusta, MT 59410$15,540
12Running W Cattle Co *Helena, MT 59602$14,074
13Blenton Ranch Co Dba Flying ShithAugusta, MT 59410$12,833
14Gary DoblerEast Helena, MT 59635$11,908
15Sieben Ranch Co *Helena, MT 59624$10,067
16William G GehringHelena, MT 59602$9,660
17Alexander J DoolingHelena, MT 59602$9,313
18H T S Inc *Helena, MT 59602$8,944
19Cobb Charolais Ranch Inc *Augusta, MT 59410$8,857
20Juedeman Seven Mile LLC *Helena, MT 59601$7,245

* 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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