Dairy Program Subsidies in Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 6,364

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Michigan totaled $284,593,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
1995-2020
21Neumann Farms Inc *Chesaning, MI 48616$340,903
22Country Dairy Inc *New Era, MI 49446$340,585
23Thuemmel Dairy Inc *Port Austin, MI 48467$338,912
24Johannes Martinus VerhaarBad Axe, MI 48413$336,917
25Zeinstra Farms LLC *Shelbyville, MI 49344$335,763
26Sloothaak Farms *Hamilton, MI 49419$334,871
27Weber Dairy Farms LLC *Pinconning, MI 48650$333,948
28Zimba Dairy Inc *Deford, MI 48729$333,705
29Rich-lo Dairy Farms *Engadine, MI 49827$333,139
30Tony M RosebrughWest Branch, MI 48661$333,042
31Palms Boys LLC *Palms, MI 48465$333,009
32Thelen Dairy Inc *Saint Johns, MI 48879$332,373
33Te Voortwis Dairy LLC *Bad Axe, MI 48413$332,349
34Bernardus H AmtingMarshall, MI 49068$332,110
35Rolling Acres Dairy Farm LLC *Allegan, MI 49010$331,067
36Bakerlads Farms *Clayton, MI 49235$328,945
37Jernstadt Dairy LLC *Big Rapids, MI 49307$328,345
38Easterday Dairy Farm *Camden, MI 49232$327,818
39Russell TolanOssineke, MI 49766$324,694
40Endsley Dairy Farm LLC *Hastings, MI 49058$324,628

* 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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