Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Lenawee County, Michigan, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 96

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Lenawee County, Michigan totaled $162,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
2019
21Timothy VergoteBlissfield, MI 49228$2,484
22David N IfflandBlissfield, MI 49228$2,357
23Mark SmetkaBritton, MI 49229$2,199
24Lennard Ag Company *Samaria, MI 48177$2,062
25Douglas E ElliottSand Creek, MI 49279$2,029
26John I TuckermanBlissfield, MI 49228$1,990
27C & K Fisher Farms LLC *Blissfield, MI 49228$1,948
28Sheldon Farms LLC *Blissfield, MI 49228$1,890
29Hewlett Farms LLC *Clinton, MI 49236$1,850
30Charles BiermanBlissfield, MI 49228$1,717
31Brenda Lee BiermanBlissfield, MI 49228$1,717
32John Andrew Christensen EstateOttawa Lake, MI 49267$1,561
33Paul T Vergote JrBlissfield, MI 49228$1,414
34Fike Farm Corporation *Manitou Beach, MI 49253$1,399
35Keith DurlingHudson, MI 49247$1,398
36Kimerer Farms *Britton, MI 49229$1,187
37Franklyn BiermanBlissfield, MI 49228$1,142
38M & W Seeds Inc *Tecumseh, MI 49286$1,004
39Agrifund LLC **Rayville, LA 71269$972
40Garrison Farms LLC *Adrian, MI 49221$946

* 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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