Wheat Subsidies in Aurora County, South Dakota, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 747

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Aurora County, South Dakota totaled $18,228,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Mayclin Farms Partnership *Plankinton, SD 57368$910,677
2Edinger Brothers Partnership *Mitchell, SD 57301$359,123
3Production Plus *White Lake, SD 57383$193,578
4Van Dusseldorp Ag Enterprises *Platte, SD 57369$186,097
5Rodney L FaulhaberWessington Springs, SD 57382$180,405
6Curtis Leo GillenWhite Lake, SD 57383$105,207
7Mark Allen MeierMount Vernon, SD 57363$89,325
8Ronald L GlissendorfWhite Lake, SD 57383$84,798
9Robert BrunsPlankinton, SD 57368$80,072
10Louise Ann GillenWhite Lake, SD 57383$79,033
11John Mathew SteichenWhite Lake, SD 57383$78,293
12Michael D GilbertzWhite Lake, SD 57383$77,631
13Michael Dean MillerPlankinton, SD 57368$77,478
14Paul BorgmannWhite Lake, SD 57383$77,051
15Vernon Lee NilesWessington Springs, SD 57382$70,208
16Steven Lee MohnenWhite Lake, SD 57383$69,684
17Robert D Bosworth Revocable LivinPlankinton, SD 57368$69,290
18Swenson Brothers *Woonsocket, SD 57385$66,148
19W C Miller EstatePlankinton, SD 57368$64,330
20Gene Raymond HoefertPlankinton, SD 57368$63,332

* 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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