Livestock Subsidies in Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 10,250

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Michigan totaled $50,899,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020
1J & J Bee Service IncKalamazoo, MI 49004$2,009,376
2Sault Ste Marie Tribe Of ChippewaSault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$736,282
3Andrea M McdonaldPickford, MI 49774$570,420
4Mibelloon Dairy *Saint Louis, MI 48880$417,606
5Maple Row Dairy *Saranac, MI 48881$395,198
6Barton Farm Co *Homer, MI 49245$375,000
7Poll Farms Inc *Hamilton, MI 49419$375,000
8Rolling Meadows Farms LLC *Jones, MI 49061$375,000
9Pork Chop Hill Farm LLC *Reading, MI 49274$375,000
10Davis Farms LLCWhite Pigeon, MI 49099$375,000
11Pridgeon Farms LLC *Montgomery, MI 49255$375,000
12De Saegher Dairy Inc *Middleton, MI 48856$358,958
13Christopher Jay JahnPort Hope, MI 48468$340,659
14Maplewood Farms LLC *Cassopolis, MI 49031$297,788
15Kleinheksel Farms *Holland, MI 49423$285,725
16T M Klein & Sons, Inc *Saint Charles, MI 48655$259,405
17Rich-ro Dairy LLC *Saint Johns, MI 48879$250,000
18H & H Farms LLCVicksburg, MI 49097$250,000
19Reed Family Farms LLC *Marcellus, MI 49067$250,000
20Arnold Apiaries IncDeckerville, MI 48427$237,760

* 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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