Conservation Reserve Program in Polk County, Nebraska, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 98

Recipients of Conservation Reserve Program from farms in Polk County, Nebraska totaled $974,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2020
1Roger HoudersheldtShelby, NE 68662$111,712
2Rsb Farms Inc *Osceola, NE 68651$103,918
3Robert W BryanOsceola, NE 68651$56,150
4Larry Cooper Revocable TrustPolk, NE 68654$54,258
5Brian L UmsteadOsceola, NE 68651$46,830
6Larry MeisterOsceola, NE 68651$35,287
7Bernard NitschColumbus, NE 68601$34,868
8Dorothy E Collins Trust *Columbus, NE 68602$33,746
9Robert D KirbySilver Creek, NE 68663$29,498
10Randy OppligerColumbus, NE 68601$26,464
11Cregg A WennstromAntioch, IL 60002$24,012
12Marvin R KleinOsceola, NE 68651$23,605
13Lotus Yungdahl Living TrustOsceola, NE 68651$20,272
14Fred J RichterGresham, NE 68367$19,236
15Marjorie A JohnsonStromsburg, NE 68666$18,843
16Jeanne InnessTumacacori, AZ 85640$18,763
17Tonniges Brothers Farms *Utica, NE 68456$18,714
18Ken CannonSilver Creek, NE 68663$16,865
19Osantowski Bros *Bellwood, NE 68624$12,052
20Vincent KrolOsceola, NE 68651$11,389

* 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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