Farm Subsidy information

Wexford County, Michigan

Total USDA Subsidies in Wexford County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 381

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Wexford County, Michigan totaled $10,492,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1995-2020
1Calvin Lutz IIKaleva, MI 49645$1,054,603
2Russell BroadMesick, MI 49668$481,248
3Brown Orchards *Bear Lake, MI 49614$455,508
4William A BensonCadillac, MI 49601$374,370
5Paul D MillerMc Bain, MI 49657$350,583
6Donald J BodeCadillac, MI 49601$324,983
7Pinecrest Dairy LLC *Cadillac, MI 49601$301,200
8Michael ClousBuckley, MI 49620$285,161
9Apple Valley Orchards - David Mei *Onekama, MI 49675$229,636
10Eric R PetersonCadillac, MI 49601$191,280
11Bryan K FennerBoon, MI 49618$163,456
12John F RydquistCadillac, MI 49601$133,869
13Benson Dairy LLCCadillac, MI 49601$123,600
14Robert BensonCadillac, MI 49601$121,089
15Allen GrossnickleKaleva, MI 49645$120,413
16David MillerArcadia, MI 49613$119,078
17Scenic View Grain *Hamilton, MI 49419$106,460
18Broad Farms LLC *Traverse City, MI 49684$101,422
19Fenner Farms IncBoon, MI 49618$95,291
20John Miller JrArcadia, MI 49613$94,850

* 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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