Soybean Subsidies in Nebraska, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 84,685

Recipients of Soybean Subsidies from farms in Nebraska totaled $2,975,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Soybean Subsidies
1995-2020
21Craig & Terry Ebberson *Coleridge, NE 68727$535,934
22Stanek Brothers *Walthill, NE 68067$516,456
23Leavitt Farms *Lincoln, NE 68527$511,268
24C J Farms Gen Ptnr *Holdrege, NE 68949$499,109
25Hilgenkamp Farms Inc *Arlington, NE 68002$493,523
26Goertzen & Ensz Farms Ptrsp *Beatrice, NE 68310$483,057
27Alfs Farms Partnership *Shickley, NE 68436$471,252
28Jon Daniel BaconLyons, NE 68038$469,948
29Richard E AndrewAuburn, NE 68305$468,106
30Thimm & Sons Inc *Beatrice, NE 68310$467,716
31Ebberson Farms PartnershipColeridge, NE 68727$458,133
32Bob Rich & Tim Bartek Jv *Ithaca, NE 68033$457,041
33Kelly William BaconWaterloo, NE 68069$455,277
34Moore Farms *Cambridge, NE 69022$454,681
35Tisthammer Farms Part *Albion, NE 68620$454,433
36Webster Brothers LLC *Decatur, NE 68020$453,300
37B&b Ag *Fairmont, NE 68354$452,796
38Reesman Investment Corp *Hiawatha, KS 66434$446,438
39Northside Farms Inc *Arlington, NE 68002$441,131
40Donald D Scholting Rev Trust AgreGretna, NE 68028$440,998

* 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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