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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 11 of 11

Recipients of Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program from farms in Wexford County, Michigan totaled $491,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program
1Calvin Lutz IIKaleva, MI 49645$154,365
2Apple Valley Orchards - David Mei *Onekama, MI 49675$82,657
3Brown Orchards *Bear Lake, MI 49614$77,062
4Bryan K FennerBoon, MI 49618$40,543
5John Miller JrArcadia, MI 49613$37,178
6James LaubachHonor, MI 49640$35,921
7David MillerArcadia, MI 49613$27,157
8Apple Valley Orchards Of Manistee *Onekama, MI 49675$15,631
9Jeffrey ClineCadillac, MI 49601$12,014
10William A BensonCadillac, MI 49601$4,536
11Mark NixonCadillac, MI 49601$3,464

* 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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