Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Roscommon County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Roscommon County, Michigan totaled $53,487 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Steve GardnerRoscommon, MI 48653$18,540
2James BischoffPrudenville, MI 48651$13,869
3Bruce BalcomRoscommon, MI 48653$8,578
4Lyle D GardnerRoscommon, MI 48653$6,780
5Daylight To Dark Ltd *Merritt, MI 49667$2,937
6Rex WolfsenSaint Helen, MI 48656$900
7Yvonne WinterWest Branch, MI 48661$809
8Michael WahlSaint Helen, MI 48656$442
9Frederick BergAuburn, MI 48611$422
10Mark A SmithSaint Helen, MI 48656$209

* 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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