Dairy Program Subsidies in Calhoun County, Michigan, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 16 of 16

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Calhoun County, Michigan totaled $109,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
2020
1Farm Service Agency/commodity Cre **Marshall, MI 49068$37,500
2Jeffrey A WillsonMarshall, MI 49068$21,408
3Bernardus H AmtingMarshall, MI 49068$9,353
4Crandall Dairy Farms LLC *Battle Creek, MI 49017$9,353
5Wildt Farms *Homer, MI 49245$9,353
6Daniel L WilliamsHomer, MI 49245$4,168
7Kiessling Family Farms Inc *Marshall, MI 49068$4,112
8Double K LLCTekonsha, MI 49092$2,052
9Mark A SmithHomer, MI 49245$1,744
10Brad SmithTekonsha, MI 49092$1,744
11Arnold A RaymondCeresco, MI 49033$1,646
12Bienz Double View Farms *Springport, MI 49284$1,570
13Fred Wayne PrichardBurlington, MI 49029$1,489
14Heath W PrichardBurlington, MI 49029$1,489
15Lori L LaingEast Leroy, MI 49051$1,366
16Louie RoggowAthens, MI 49011$811

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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