Wheat Subsidies in Roosevelt County, Montana, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,689

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Roosevelt County, Montana totaled $188,592,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Swank & Son Inc *Poplar, MT 59255$1,319,648
2Tower Hill Farms Inc *Brockton, MT 59213$1,284,040
3Michael LockmanPoplar, MT 59255$1,191,252
4Dahlbergs Incorporated *Brockton, MT 59213$1,185,728
5Treasure State Grain Inc *Brockton, MT 59213$1,131,716
6Salvevold Incorporated *Culbertson, MT 59218$1,122,068
7Stacy StangelandBrockton, MT 59213$1,080,920
8James C NesbitPoplar, MT 59255$1,044,034
9Zimmerman Inc *Sidney, MT 59270$1,036,612
10Robert NygardFort Peck, MT 59223$990,048
11David A SageBillings, MT 59102$984,118
12Schnitzler Corporation *Froid, MT 59226$949,636
13Buzzard's Glory Farms Inc *Wolf Point, MT 59201$939,408
14Robert D HagadonePoplar, MT 59255$923,803
15Milo Stangeland JrBrockton, MT 59213$914,087
16David V MatejovskyWolf Point, MT 59201$906,115
17Aaron D NordwickPoplar, MT 59255$895,488
18Smith Farms *Poplar, MT 59255$892,993
19Donald LockmanThe Villages, FL 32163$886,771
20Bush Ranch Inc *Poplar, MT 59255$880,295

* 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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