Livestock Disaster / Emergency in Michigan, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 26

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in Michigan totaled $2,032,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
2020
1J & J Bee Service IncKalamazoo, MI 49004$1,892,626
2Andrea M McdonaldPickford, MI 49774$466,407
3Sault Ste Marie Tribe Of ChippewaSault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$324,948
4E Michael FairchildDrummond Island, MI 49726$88,817
5Sleeping Bear Apiaries Ltd *Beulah, MI 49617$87,787
6James K BaerwaldEau Claire, MI 49111$54,926
7Brian N HannarSchoolcraft, MI 49087$34,952
8Wilbur J SearsMidland, MI 48640$10,325
9Richard DavisMarlette, MI 48453$7,070
10Dane WallisSault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$5,062
11Shoreline Honey Farm LLC *Hudsonville, MI 49426$4,356
12Rodney A BearNational City, MI 48748$3,810
13Superior Honey FarmChassell, MI 49916$3,744
14Donna Lynn DavisMarlette, MI 48453$3,390
15Heather A DavisMarlette, MI 48453$2,319
16Ed TichelaarSaranac, MI 48881$1,626
17Joshua KieliszewskiUnionville, MI 48767$1,506
18Leslie R McbeanBruce Crossing, MI 49912$1,229
19Sharon KosmaPort Austin, MI 48467$997
20Gail Lee McilmurrayHale, MI 48739$824

* 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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