Farm Subsidy information

Berrien County, Michigan

Total USDA Subsidies in Berrien County, Michigan, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 272

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Berrien County, Michigan totaled $9,928,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1Nick Totzke Farms Llp *Stevensville, MI 49127$250,000
2Stark Farms *Niles, MI 49120$235,502
3Agrifund LLC **Fort Worth, TX 76102$224,864
4Lemon Creek Fruit FarmsBerrien Springs, MI 49103$175,461
5Heritage Family Farms LLC *Baroda, MI 49101$153,704
6Robson Farms LLC *Niles, MI 49120$135,368
7Warda Farm LLCBuchanan, MI 49107$126,435
8Marlene Joy SebastyBuchanan, MI 49107$123,303
9Susan Lee SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$113,016
10Dale Philip SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$113,016
11John Edward CritzerGalien, MI 49113$107,172
12Schultz's Twin Oaks L L C *Buchanan, MI 49107$106,344
13Farm Services Agency **Berrien Springs, MI 49103$98,795
14Psy *Buchanan, MI 49107$97,265
15Wagner Family Farms LLC *Niles, MI 49120$94,656
16Scott DoepkerThree Oaks, MI 49128$88,521
17T & K Farms LLC *Three Oaks, MI 49128$86,447
18Larry L Richter JrGalien, MI 49113$84,948
19Joshua SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$78,929
20Randall EhningerSouth Bend, IN 46628$77,063

* 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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