Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Michigan, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 89

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Michigan totaled $899,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
2020
21Bernia & Sons Farms Inc *Akron, MI 48701$4,813
22Gerald OpificiusMussey, MI 48014$4,688
23John CoonMount Pleasant, MI 48858$4,451
24Brian BellvillePrescott, MI 48756$3,878
25Kent FolkemaFremont, MI 49412$3,249
26Lawrence R GlistaLawrence, MI 49064$2,912
27Shaun McbrideMount Pleasant, MI 48804$2,339
28Cotter Dairy Farm *Weidman, MI 48893$2,178
29Patrick Joseph FeldpauschFowler, MI 48835$2,104
30Joshua D IfflandBlissfield, MI 49228$1,634
31Bruce F CareyMorley, MI 49336$1,611
32Shupe Dairy Inc *Elkton, MI 48731$1,518
33Randall LearyMarion, MI 49665$1,461
34Phyllis J GilmoreShepherd, MI 48883$1,391
35Ed Mantey & Sons Inc *Fairgrove, MI 48733$1,339
36Marjorie M MyszakDewitt, MI 48820$1,261
37Bischer Farms Partnership *Ruth, MI 48470$1,217
38David BayneTwin Lake, MI 49457$1,130
39Nick ChapinKalamazoo, MI 49048$973
40James Blair KelleyOvid, MI 48866$830

* 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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