SELECT * FROM st_mtotal WHERE fips='31000' AND progcode='wheat ' AND `rank`>=1 LIMIT 0,20

Wheat Subsidies in Nebraska, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 80,490

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Nebraska totaled $1,563,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1C J Farms Gen Ptnr *Holdrege, NE 68949$1,520,024
2Benish Farms Inc *Gurley, NE 69141$1,074,854
3Daum & Sons Inc *Dix, NE 69133$1,068,071
4Kjeldgaard Farms Inc *Big Springs, NE 69122$1,041,332
5Craig MaasPotter, NE 69156$1,016,825
6Michael Jack ManningHemingford, NE 69348$949,769
7Leo Jessen Wyobraska Inc *Scottsbluff, NE 69363$900,072
8Michael G RaymerHay Springs, NE 69347$891,230
9Raichart Ranch Partnership *Benkelman, NE 69021$875,558
10Circle Diamond Inc *Sidney, NE 69162$872,041
11Mc Roberts Game Farm Inc *Gurley, NE 69141$862,832
12Tom MayPine Bluffs, WY 82082$834,193
13Bondegard Farms Inc *Lodgepole, NE 69149$825,113
14Keri VotrubaHemingford, NE 69348$809,408
15Gunderson Farms Inc *Dix, NE 69133$801,066
16Alan SoesterCrawford, NE 69339$788,611
17Gordon PossKimball, NE 69145$780,253
18Wine Glass Ranch Inc *Imperial, NE 69033$776,118
19Jack L NelsonSidney, NE 69162$766,333
20Rosella J JessenScottsbluff, NE 69363$762,061

* 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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