Livestock Disaster / Emergency in Cass County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 129

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in Cass County, Michigan totaled $132,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
1M K Peterson Farm Corp *Niles, MI 49120$8,231
2Ronald Lynn WestonConstantine, MI 49042$7,110
3Huckleberry Farm *Marcellus, MI 49067$7,092
4Roger SwartzMarcellus, MI 49067$5,476
5Wm Michael HibshmanUnion, MI 49130$4,613
6Polmateer LLC *Cassopolis, MI 49031$4,050
7Kenneth CloudCassopolis, MI 49031$3,978
8Thomas W VillwockDowagiac, MI 49047$3,866
9Virgil StutzmanVandalia, MI 49095$3,479
10Joseph E Young JrJones, MI 49061$3,375
11Reed Farms Inc *Mishawaka, IN 46544$3,020
12George Thomas WrightCassopolis, MI 49031$2,781
13David E AccoeDowagiac, MI 49047$2,507
14Gary Lee KingWhite Pigeon, MI 49099$2,459
15Robert William KingWhite Pigeon, MI 49099$2,459
16Sparks Cedarlee Farm *Cassopolis, MI 49031$2,453
17Ann Ellen FileVandalia, MI 49095$2,291
18Joseph Roy Van TuyleDowagiac, MI 49047$2,291
19Michael J FileVandalia, MI 49095$2,291
20James JerueDowagiac, MI 49047$2,241

* 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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