Wheat Subsidies in 4th District of Michigan (Rep. John Moolenaar), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 11,272

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in 4th District of Michigan (Rep. John Moolenaar) totaled $91,262,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1Felzke Farms *Dewitt, MI 48820$565,846
2Sackett Ranch Inc *Stanton, MI 48888$376,903
3Leon P Clark JrGrand Ledge, MI 48837$362,482
4Donald Charles SpeziaCorunna, MI 48817$311,957
5George James Zmitko IOwosso, MI 48867$310,766
6Richard Neil CurtisBath, MI 48808$300,892
7Edward G PincikCorunna, MI 48817$291,834
8Frank Martin VyskocilNew Lothrop, MI 48460$276,948
9William J IrrerFowler, MI 48835$266,370
10Andersen Brothers LLC *Blanchard, MI 49310$265,548
11James Edward VoisinetLaingsburg, MI 48848$264,491
12Paul MainSix Lakes, MI 48886$263,374
13Rawson & Rawson *Farwell, MI 48622$263,068
14Shady Lodge Farm *Grand Ledge, MI 48837$257,079
15Charles WeisenbergerChesaning, MI 48616$254,631
16John T StasaOwosso, MI 48867$234,661
17Rich-ro Farms II *Saint Johns, MI 48879$232,923
18Kenneth J SmolekCorunna, MI 48817$228,526
19Chris ChantSaint Johns, MI 48879$226,728
20Nicholas A Zdunic - Indian Trails *Durand, MI 48429$223,361

* 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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