Total Market Facilitation Program in Berrien County, Michigan, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 218

Recipients of Total Market Facilitation Program from farms in Berrien County, Michigan totaled $5,131,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Market Facilitation Program
2019
1Nick Totzke Farms Llp *Stevensville, MI 49127$250,000
2Stark Farms *Niles, MI 49120$235,276
3Agrifund LLC **Fort Worth, TX 76102$224,724
4Heritage Family Farms LLC *Baroda, MI 49101$153,651
5Robson Farms LLC *Niles, MI 49120$135,368
6Marlene Joy SebastyBuchanan, MI 49107$123,234
7Warda Farm LLCBuchanan, MI 49107$117,404
8Susan Lee SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$113,016
9Dale Philip SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$113,016
10John Edward CritzerGalien, MI 49113$107,172
11Schultz's Twin Oaks L L C *Buchanan, MI 49107$106,128
12Psy *Buchanan, MI 49107$95,356
13Wagner Family Farms LLC *Niles, MI 49120$90,746
14Scott DoepkerThree Oaks, MI 49128$88,521
15T & K Farms LLC *Three Oaks, MI 49128$86,447
16Larry L Richter JrGalien, MI 49113$84,739
17Randall EhningerSouth Bend, IN 46628$77,063
18Klug Farms LLC *Eau Claire, MI 49111$75,783
19Joshua SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$75,760
20David G ZelmerNiles, MI 49120$74,809

* 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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