Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Michigan, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 16,533

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Michigan totaled $307,406,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$3,554,910
2Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$1,628,502
3Kleinheksel Farms *Holland, MI 49423$757,869
4Hamlin Farms *Webberville, MI 48892$751,094
5Berrybrook Enterprises *Dowagiac, MI 49047$736,046
6Vandamme Farms Enterprise *Brown City, MI 48416$562,008
7Oak Prairie Farms *Bronson, MI 49028$550,810
8Kenny Brothers Farm Partnership *Merrill, MI 48637$523,679
9Irrer Farm *Fowler, MI 48835$519,082
10Sackett Potatoes *Mecosta, MI 49332$497,216
11Little Creeks *Mason, MI 48854$474,578
12B & T Partnership *Fulton, MI 49052$433,750
13De Saegher Dairy Inc *Middleton, MI 48856$423,996
14Pridgeon Farms LLC *Montgomery, MI 49255$415,833
15Kirkdorfer Farms Inc *Edwardsburg, MI 49112$413,615
16Green Meadow Farms Inc *Elsie, MI 48831$389,454
17Walter James Stafford JrRichland, MI 49083$387,029
18Lori Ann StaffordRichland, MI 49083$387,029
19Drozd Farms *Allegan, MI 49010$384,983
20Double Eagle Dairy Inc *Middleton, MI 48856$383,129

* 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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