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

Tree Subsidies in Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 826

Recipients of Tree Subsidies from farms in Michigan totaled $11,760,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Tree Subsidies
1995-2020
1Berrybrook Enterprises *Dowagiac, MI 49047$346,235
2Dutchman Tree Farms LLC *Manton, MI 49663$247,535
3Arrowhead Vineyards LLCBaroda, MI 49101$233,000
4Jon Brian HinkelmanWatervliet, MI 49098$183,297
5Victor J HubertKent City, MI 49330$176,181
6John & Joyce Scherer *Dowagiac, MI 49047$150,000
7Fruit Acres Farm Market *Coloma, MI 49038$140,106
8Phil/terri Prillwitz *Benton Harbor, MI 49022$136,427
9Eds Schoenborn Orchards *Casnovia, MI 49318$131,902
10Greg PrillwitzEau Claire, MI 49111$130,795
11Joseph B HermanSt Joseph, MI 49085$119,455
12K&k Farms *Coloma, MI 49038$117,436
13Douglas E Meachum *Hartford, MI 49057$117,270
14Willmeng Farms *Watervliet, MI 49098$114,120
15Kenneth J ReisterConklin, MI 49403$111,570
16Ridgeview Orchards LLC *Conklin, MI 49403$110,834
17John BeuschelComstock Park, MI 49321$101,949
18Steve Reister *Conklin, MI 49403$100,000
19Willmarc Corporation *Hartford, MI 49057$99,989
20Grandview Orchards Inc *Watervliet, MI 49098$99,110

* 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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