Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) Program in Mecosta County, Michigan, 1995-2023

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 275

Recipients of Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) Program from farms in Mecosta County, Michigan totaled $3,911,000 in from 1995-2023.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) Program
1995-2023
1Sackett PotatoesMecosta, MI 49332$559,432
2Sandyland FarmsHoward City, MI 49329$295,613
3Chapin Family Farms LLCRemus, MI 49340$194,829
4Keith HanenburgCoopersville, MI 49404$189,316
5Carte Farms IncRemus, MI 49340$146,687
6William Hough Dairy IncBlanchard, MI 49310$122,119
7Andersen Brothers LLCBlanchard, MI 49310$90,747
8Dale UlrichHoward City, MI 49329$88,524
9Jernstadt Dairy LLCBig Rapids, MI 49307$81,655
10River Ridge Farms IncCoopersville, MI 49404$81,587
11Aris Dairy Farm LLCBig Rapids, MI 49307$74,009
12Judge Farms LLCMecosta, MI 49332$73,795
13Bruce F CareyMorley, MI 49336$64,041
14Marvin J JohnsonLakeview, MI 48850$59,944
15Jerry MitchellHersey, MI 49639$53,297
16Main Farms LLCSix Lakes, MI 48886$49,697
17Moon Lit Woods LLCReed City, MI 49677$45,269
18Philip PeasleyBlanchard, MI 49310$44,412
19Tjerk OkkemaBlanchard, MI 49310$42,553
20Oberlin Farms LLCLakeview, MI 48850$42,509

* 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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