Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Kent County, Michigan, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 140

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Kent County, Michigan totaled $530,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1Swisslane Farms LLC *Alto, MI 49302$157,472
2Kruithoff Farm & Grain LLC *Kent City, MI 49330$71,856
3Blu Sky Farms *Lowell, MI 49331$27,308
4Wittenbach Orchards LLCBelding, MI 48809$26,699
5Heffron Farms Market LLC *Belding, MI 48809$22,726
6Hoeksma Farms *Freeport, MI 49325$20,774
7Keith FeldmanAlto, MI 49302$15,614
8Bryan James PorterRockford, MI 49341$7,559
9Greg L SmithBelding, MI 48809$6,748
10Duane Anderson *Kent City, MI 49330$5,863
11Golden Grain Farms LLCCaledonia, MI 49316$5,699
12Sowerby Farms LLC *Greenville, MI 48838$5,641
13Fuss Farms LLC *Alto, MI 49302$5,518
14Ronald PorterRockford, MI 49341$5,493
15David E DunavenRockford, MI 49341$4,885
16K-hillcrest Farms LLC *Lowell, MI 49331$4,793
17Joseph M SchweitzerSparta, MI 49345$4,474
18Lone Oak Farm *Lowell, MI 49331$4,147
19Fisk Farms *Sand Lake, MI 49343$3,843
20Ng Farms LLCBelding, MI 48809$3,835

* 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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