Dairy Program Subsidies in Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 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
1Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$3,942,478
2Roger L MasselinkMiddleville, MI 49333$595,417
3Green Meadow Farms Inc *Elsie, MI 48831$476,000
4Maple Row Dairy *Saranac, MI 48881$417,905
5Johnson Farms LLC *Daggett, MI 49821$381,370
6Steenblik Dairy Inc *Pewamo, MI 48873$375,475
7Petro Farms *Gobles, MI 49055$356,707
8Burdock Hill Dairy LLC *Hastings, MI 49058$354,659
9N Randall BleichHudson, MI 49247$354,163
10Weir Farms *Hanover, MI 49241$350,841
11Arlyn WaltCoopersville, MI 49404$349,056
12Halbert Dairy Farm LLC *Battle Creek, MI 49017$348,710
13Hooks Farms *Breckenridge, MI 48615$347,382
14Bebow Dairy Farm Inc *Saint Louis, MI 48880$346,455
15Choates Belly Acres *Cement City, MI 49233$345,750
16Sand Creek Dairy LLC *Hastings, MI 49058$345,212
17Goma Dairy Farms LLC *Marlette, MI 48453$345,188
18Neyer Farms Inc *Mount Pleasant, MI 48858$344,856
19Indian Trail Farm LLC *Byron Center, MI 49315$343,679
20Riedstra Dairy Ltd *Mendon, MI 49072$341,369

* 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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