Subtotal, Conservation Programs in Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 27,165

Recipients of Subtotal, Conservation Programs from farms in Michigan totaled $668,316,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020
1Mid-michigan Propertie LtdOkemos, MI 48864$2,641,159
2Absolute TitleAnn Arbor, MI 48103$2,327,442
3Goodman Dairy Farm LLCPortland, MI 48875$1,608,151
4Sandy Ridge Ranch LLC *Standish, MI 48658$1,034,927
5Andrew GoughDeckerville, MI 48427$1,009,731
6Donald HamannClayton, MI 49235$947,201
7David HutchinsCamden, MI 49232$897,548
8Clarence FlietstraCharlotte, MI 48813$850,025
9Berrybrook Enterprises *Dowagiac, MI 49047$832,045
10Coon Hill Farm, LLCJackson, MI 49201$797,314
11K & L Schultz Farms *Bay City, MI 48708$761,669
12Kevin D FisherAdrian, MI 49221$746,476
13Deyanne PriceCarsonville, MI 48419$720,975
14Northland Properties IncFremont, MI 49412$710,803
15State Of MichiganEast Lansing, MI 48823$709,261
16Rich Shir Farm *Tipton, MI 49287$703,472
17Elwin T WoodardRavenna, MI 49451$686,250
18Ronald LongcoreHart, MI 49420$656,132
19Wolf Creek Farms LLC *Onsted, MI 49265$652,575
20Roger HoweryLeslie, MI 49251$635,099

* 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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