Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program in Chippewa County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 77

Recipients of Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program from farms in Chippewa County, Michigan totaled $332,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program
1995-2020
1James T ChambersSault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$42,100
2David J BishopPickford, MI 49774$37,124
3Loren HouseParadise, MI 49768$21,310
4David J BellSault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$15,088
5Thomas L MichalskiPickford, MI 49774$11,215
6Arthur BelinskiGoetzville, MI 49736$10,499
7Brent And Gerald Cottle *Pickford, MI 49774$9,548
8Robert J SchwidersonDafter, MI 49724$8,679
9Richard A PatrickSault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$7,870
10Dennis SturmRudyard, MI 49780$7,484
11Paul M FerraroBrimley, MI 49715$6,760
12Rodney CarrRudyard, MI 49780$6,548
13Bradford BohrnDafter, MI 49724$5,685
14Allen CottlePickford, MI 49774$5,476
15Larry ClarkRudyard, MI 49780$5,273
16Rogers Beef Farms *Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783$5,030
17Wayne R Mcguire JrBrimley, MI 49715$4,930
18Hoolsema Dairy Inc *Rudyard, MI 49780$4,901
19Albert A KujalaRudyard, MI 49780$4,730
20Ted OpolkaPickford, MI 49774$4,566

* 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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