Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Nebraska, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 151,518

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Nebraska totaled $15,369,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Kaliff Farms *Giltner, NE 68841$11,631,373
2Sandahl Farms *Wakefield, NE 68784$8,476,609
3H R W Farm Partnership *Friend, NE 68359$8,324,031
4Marsh Farms *Hartington, NE 68739$8,143,392
5C J Farms Gen Ptnr *Holdrege, NE 68949$7,759,433
6Danielski Harvesting & Farming *Valentine, NE 69201$7,125,336
7Tri-s Ag *Merna, NE 68856$5,856,936
8Niobrara Farms *Atkinson, NE 68713$5,811,460
9Niewohner Farming Enterprise *Albion, NE 68620$5,723,331
10J D Hirschfeld & Sons *Benedict, NE 68316$5,134,464
11Andersen Family Farms *Dakota City, NE 68731$5,014,731
12Moore Farms *Cambridge, NE 69022$4,584,117
13Shanle Brothers Partnership *Albion, NE 68620$4,556,229
14Stromberger & Sons Partnership *Imperial, NE 69033$4,406,986
15Murdoch Partnership *Orleans, NE 68966$4,368,963
16Sundog Partnership *Holdrege, NE 68949$4,362,569
17Scheinost Farms *Page, NE 68766$4,331,328
18Orville Hoffschneider & Sons *Waco, NE 68460$4,302,174
19Kracl Family Partnership *Oneill, NE 68763$4,043,743
20Wohlgemuth Farms *Holdrege, NE 68949$3,982,360

* 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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