Livestock Disaster / Emergency in Ionia County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 241

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in Ionia County, Michigan totaled $974,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
1995-2020
1Maple Row Dairy *Saranac, MI 48881$160,000
2Oren D BestSunfield, MI 48890$117,410
3Robert A. Hardy, Sr. & Sons *Saranac, MI 48881$28,598
4Centennial Acres *Ionia, MI 48846$22,538
5Michael T Hogan TrustMuir, MI 48860$22,500
6Purple Hives LLCIonia, MI 48846$22,242
7Tubergen Dairy Farm LLC *Ionia, MI 48846$21,143
8K-hillcrest Farms LLC *Lowell, MI 49331$18,509
9Dennis J. Tubergen TrustIonia, MI 48846$17,600
10County Line Dairy Farm *Portland, MI 48875$16,682
11Thomas M CookPewamo, MI 48873$13,458
12Jeffrey Z BadderIonia, MI 48846$13,192
13Quentin HarwoodIonia, MI 48846$12,722
14Dennis C GoodmanPortland, MI 48875$12,479
15John L NewlandBelding, MI 48809$12,479
16Albert Hopkins JrOrleans, MI 48865$12,172
17Thomas GoodmanPortland, MI 48875$11,929
18Daniel L StuartLowell, MI 49331$11,781
19Nickle Plate Farms LLC *Ionia, MI 48846$10,998
20Larry A. Simon TrustWestphalia, MI 48894$10,730

* 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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