Corn Subsidies in Berrien County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 864

Recipients of Corn Subsidies from farms in Berrien County, Michigan totaled $55,093,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Corn Subsidies
1995-2020
1Totzke Farms *Baroda, MI 49101$2,590,444
2Psy *Buchanan, MI 49107$2,033,136
3Stark Farms *Niles, MI 49120$2,002,648
4David G ZelmerNiles, MI 49120$1,158,506
5Kenneth Wayne SeifertThree Oaks, MI 49128$791,247
6Dale Philip SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$722,151
7Randall EhningerSouth Bend, IN 46628$621,225
8John Edward CritzerGalien, MI 49113$580,148
9T & K Farms LLC *Three Oaks, MI 49128$551,060
10Henry WardaBuchanan, MI 49107$526,928
11Snow Garden Farms *Baroda, MI 49101$505,896
12Susan Lee SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$504,920
13Schultz's Twin Oaks L L C *Buchanan, MI 49107$496,569
14Lichtenbarger Farms *South Bend, IN 46628$492,287
15Seldom Rest Enterprises *Niles, MI 49120$482,737
16Larry L RichterGalien, MI 49113$476,932
17Kaminski Farms Inc *Three Oaks, MI 49128$471,162
18Andrews University *Berrien Springs, MI 49104$465,950
19Carol LambertonNiles, MI 49120$439,825
20Daniel C Schultz SrBuchanan, MI 49107$438,470

* 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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