Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Kent County, Michigan, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 33

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Kent County, Michigan totaled $16,609 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
2019
1Greg SmitAda, MI 49301$4,010
2Fay BenjaminCedar Springs, MI 49319$1,865
3Daniel C OsbornRockford, MI 49341$1,539
4Bob & Jami Goble Cattle Srvcs LLC *Alto, MI 49302$1,435
5Morris Farm LLCAda, MI 49301$1,237
6H P Properties LLC *Grand Rapids, MI 49525$1,177
7Gordon O CarpenterByron Center, MI 49315$839
8Thomas J MendezAlto, MI 49302$658
9Harris Creek Livestock LLCAlto, MI 49302$538
10Ellison PorrittAlto, MI 49302$455
11Aaron R KindelHoward City, MI 49329$391
12Joseph F PouliasRockford, MI 49341$335
13Jacob Guy WhiteSand Lake, MI 49343$278
14Sowerby Farms LLC *Greenville, MI 48838$272
15Bonnie K Canfield-vander WallClarksville, MI 48815$222
16Mc Pork Farm *Freeport, MI 49325$198
17Brian S AbbottRavenna, MI 49451$173
18Robert AltComstock Park, MI 49321$165
19Bradley R AltSparta, MI 49345$161
20Heinbeck Farms LLC *Comstock Park, MI 49321$139

* 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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