Wheat Subsidies in Antrim County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 153

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Antrim County, Michigan totaled $620,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Kitchen Farms Inc *Elmira, MI 49730$250,045
2Marker Farms LLC *Elmira, MI 49730$57,714
3Marker Farms *Bellaire, MI 49615$34,982
4Burns Bros *Central Lake, MI 49622$17,854
5Leon JaroneskiElmira, MI 49730$13,991
6Carl DeweyBellaire, MI 49615$12,042
7Franckowiak Farms Delete *Elmira, MI 49730$10,889
8Rubinghs Breezy Acres *East Jordan, MI 49727$9,581
9William R AustinEllsworth, MI 49729$9,411
10Stephen J KalchikBellaire, MI 49615$9,126
11Jerome DobrzelewskiElmira, MI 49730$8,981
12Franckowiak Farms *Elmira, MI 49730$8,853
13Keith BulmannEast Jordan, MI 49727$8,583
14Michael G MatuszakElmira, MI 49730$7,991
15Lawrence KalchikBellaire, MI 49615$6,816
16James R ZarembaGaylord, MI 49735$6,553
17Sophia DzwikElmira, MI 49730$6,122
18Charles D DeweyBellaire, MI 49615$5,327
19Michael D ConantCentral Lake, MI 49622$5,260
20Frederick F VermeerschCentral Lake, MI 49622$4,313

* 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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