Total Market Facilitation Program in Kent County, Michigan, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 183

Recipients of Total Market Facilitation Program from farms in Kent County, Michigan totaled $6,536,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Market Facilitation Program
1995-2020
1Hoeksma Farms *Freeport, MI 49325$439,936
2Swisslane Farms LLC *Alto, MI 49302$429,383
3Bradford Dairy Farms LLC *Sparta, MI 49345$283,099
4Blu Sky Farms *Lowell, MI 49331$275,117
5K-hillcrest Farms LLC *Lowell, MI 49331$265,023
6Sowerby Farms LLC *Greenville, MI 48838$237,024
7Heffron Farms Market LLC *Belding, MI 48809$235,273
8Kruithoff Farm & Grain LLC *Kent City, MI 49330$181,280
9Brook View Dairy LLC *Holland, MI 49423$180,517
10Greg L SmithBelding, MI 48809$176,935
11Kruithoff Farms LLC *Kent City, MI 49330$145,078
12Schutte Dairy Farm LLC *Alto, MI 49302$140,663
13Pleasant Acres Farms LLC *Caledonia, MI 49316$132,335
14Swisslane Dairy Farm Inc *Alto, MI 49302$119,615
15Alt Brothers Inc *Comstock Park, MI 49321$107,140
16Ng Farms LLCBelding, MI 48809$102,582
17Fisk Farms *Sand Lake, MI 49343$92,084
18Vwf LLC *Sparta, MI 49345$83,195
19Alt's Dairy Farm LLC *Comstock Park, MI 49321$76,438
20Lone Oak Farm *Lowell, MI 49331$76,146

* 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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