Total Market Facilitation Program in Saint Joseph County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 322

Recipients of Total Market Facilitation Program from farms in Saint Joseph County, Michigan totaled $11,488,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Market Facilitation Program
1Matthew D KauffmanMendon, MI 49072$344,514
2Scattered Acres Production LLC *Constantine, MI 49042$311,224
3Grabe's Grain Farm LLC *Sturgis, MI 49091$296,998
4Struble Farms LLCThree Rivers, MI 49093$251,881
5Pmca *Constantine, MI 49042$251,673
6Thomas KrullWhite Pigeon, MI 49099$245,912
7Tjc Farms LLC *Mendon, MI 49072$241,019
8County Top Farms Inc *Mendon, MI 49072$235,974
9Bent Farms LLCMarcellus, MI 49067$219,065
10Riedstra Dairy Ltd *Mendon, MI 49072$211,751
11Villa Miller Farms *Constantine, MI 49042$200,009
12Vernon J YoderCentreville, MI 49032$191,226
13Mammoth Grove Farms *Centreville, MI 49032$171,535
14Richard Paul CrippsMarcellus, MI 49067$164,165
15Tony L CampbellLeonidas, MI 49066$161,347
16Laura F BelsonMendon, MI 49072$158,501
17Robert Charles BelsonMendon, MI 49072$158,499
18Gentz Family Farms LLC *Colon, MI 49040$145,337
19Roger & Anne Gentz-jv *Mendon, MI 49072$139,564
20Philip DufourThree Rivers, MI 49093$138,881

* 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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