SELECT * FROM st_mtotal WHERE fips='26000' AND progcode='total_ocs ' AND `rank`>=1 LIMIT 0,20

Total Organic Cost Share in Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 408

Recipients of Total Organic Cost Share from farms in Michigan totaled $566,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Organic Cost Share
1Hilhof Farm DairyHersey, MI 49639$6,750
2Brian F KoenigsknechtFowler, MI 48835$6,512
3Cyrus Mark IraniBlanchard, MI 49310$4,556
4Eric WoodwardOssineke, MI 49766$4,505
5Plymouth Orchards IncPlymouth, MI 48170$4,443
6Archie R JenningsNashville, MI 49073$4,295
7Nature And Nurture LLCAnn Arbor, MI 48103$4,204
8Light Of Day Organics LLCTraverse City, MI 49684$4,000
9Terry PersellsLake, MI 48632$3,786
10Almar Orchards LLC *Flushing, MI 48433$3,750
11Seth RondeauSpruce, MI 48762$3,688
12Food For Thought Inc.Traverse City, MI 49685$3,558
13Nathan R MitchellOssineke, MI 49766$3,384
14Med-o-bloom Farms LLC *Caledonia, MI 49316$3,293
15Philip DeloriaPellston, MI 49769$3,192
16Far Hills Maple Syrup, LLCBurt Lake, MI 49717$3,077
17Dale C ForresterColon, MI 49040$3,077
18Green Things Farm LLCAnn Arbor, MI 48105$3,040
19Harvey Leroy MillerCentreville, MI 49032$3,039
20Jay H MeermanCoopersville, MI 49404$3,020

* 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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