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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 70

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in Muskegon County, Michigan totaled $176,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
1995-2020
1John Arthur VandenbrinkCoopersville, MI 49404$20,483
2Donald A BeattieHolton, MI 49425$18,959
3Dennis James Sikkenga - Windy Acr *Montague, MI 49437$13,928
4Tensen Family Farms Lc *Effingham, IL 62401$13,644
5All Out Whitetails LLC *Muskegon, MI 49445$8,663
6James WolterCasnovia, MI 49318$8,226
7Link Farms Inc *Conklin, MI 49403$6,998
8Kass Farms Of Ravenna Inc *Ravenna, MI 49451$6,812
9Slater Farms LLC *Holton, MI 49425$6,341
10Robert BeanHolton, MI 49425$4,147
11Robert T WackernagelMontague, MI 49437$4,122
12Joe MillettBailey, MI 49303$3,427
13Kenneth R AndersonCasnovia, MI 49318$3,141
14Robert V FreelandKent City, MI 49330$2,896
15K & D Freeland Farms *Bailey, MI 49303$2,791
16Dean Paul StevensCasnovia, MI 49318$2,781
17Wm Vander ZandenCasnovia, MI 49318$2,552
18David R RamthunMontague, MI 49437$2,318
19Joseph A IrishNunica, MI 49448$2,309
20James C ArendsConklin, MI 49403$2,257

* 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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