Total Dairy Program in Wisconsin, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 6,338

Recipients of Total Dairy Program from farms in Wisconsin totaled $63,502,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Dairy Program
2019
1Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$11,841,852
2Harold K Christensen JrAbbotsford, WI 54405$54,063
3Blue Star Dairy Farms Partnership *De Forest, WI 53532$45,183
4Traun Farms Inc *Durand, WI 54736$43,308
5Blue Royal Dairy LLC *Reedsville, WI 54230$39,558
6Cedar Lawn Farm LLC *West Bend, WI 53090$38,484
7Baerwolf Dairies LLC *Sun Prairie, WI 53590$38,326
8Statz Bros Inc *Marshall, WI 53559$35,808
9Stanley RaulsDe Forest, WI 53532$35,725
10T-n-k Dairy, LLCBoyd, WI 54726$35,288
11Legendairy Farms LLCWonewoc, WI 53968$34,543
12Paulus Dairy LLCFredonia, WI 53021$34,432
13Emerald Acres, LlpDe Pere, WI 54115$34,242
14Mueller Dairy Farm LLC *Greenleaf, WI 54126$33,900
15Waddell Farms LLCMarshall, WI 53559$30,037
16Langer Dairy Farms LLCDeforest, WI 53532$29,084
17Hartleben Farms LLC *Wittenberg, WI 54499$28,159
18Ronald RoskopfHartford, WI 53027$25,960
19Helt Diversified LLCWaunakee, WI 53597$25,404
20Ziegler Dairy Farms Inc *Middleton, WI 53562$25,404

* 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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