Oat Subsidies in 1st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 23,372

Recipients of Oat Subsidies from farms in 1st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer) totaled $8,808,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Oat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Whittle Farms LLC *Volga, IA 52077$16,096
2Foresight Farms LLC *Decorah, IA 52101$13,644
3Gerald A Weber Revocable TrustHopkinton, IA 52237$13,461
4Schmitt Dairy Inc *Fort Atkinson, IA 52144$10,785
5Peter Bieber And Sons *Waukon, IA 52172$10,452
6Andrew X SchaefersGarnavillo, IA 52049$9,733
7Elsbernd Acres Inc *Calmar, IA 52132$9,020
8E & M Farms Inc *Ossian, IA 52161$8,721
9Richard D BockenstedtGreeley, IA 52050$8,695
10Knake Farms, Inc. *Bellevue, IA 52031$8,639
11Steven M JohanningmeierWaterville, IA 52170$7,922
12Gary Allen WesthoffGuttenberg, IA 52052$7,630
13Regancrest Crop Operations Inc *Lansing, IA 52151$7,458
14Har-mar Farms Ltd *Elgin, IA 52141$7,306
15Gerald K SchaefersGuttenberg, IA 52052$7,225
16Lakehurst Farms Inc *Delhi, IA 52223$6,989
17James N KintzleSherrill, IA 52073$6,963
18Knutson Brothers *Ossian, IA 52161$6,807
19Kenneth Charles MoellersCresco, IA 52136$6,580
20David WinkelsMc Intire, IA 50455$6,298

* 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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