Total Commodity Programs in Berrien County, Michigan, 2019

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 235

Recipients of Total Commodity Programs from farms in Berrien County, Michigan totaled $5,209,000 in in 2019.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Commodity Programs
2019
1Nick Totzke Farms LlpStevensville, MI 49127$250,000
2Stark FarmsNiles, MI 49120$235,502
3Agrifund LLC **Amarillo, TX 79106$224,864
4Heritage Family Farms LLCBaroda, MI 49101$153,704
5Robson Farms LLCNiles, MI 49120$135,368
6Warda Farm LLCBuchanan, MI 49107$126,435
7Marlene Joy SebastyBuchanan, MI 49107$123,303
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 CBuchanan, MI 49107$106,344
12PsyBuchanan, MI 49107$95,360
13Wagner Family Farms LLCNiles, MI 49120$94,656
14Scott DoepkerThree Oaks, MI 49128$88,521
15T & K Farms LLCThree Oaks, MI 49128$86,447
16Larry L Richter JrGalien, MI 49113$84,948
17Joshua SeyfredGalien, MI 49113$78,929
18Randall EhningerSouth Bend, IN 46628$77,063
19Klug Farms LLCEau Claire, MI 49111$75,854
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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