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

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 8 of 8

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Ontonagon County, Michigan totaled $2,270 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1Ottawa Valley Ranch LLC *Watersmeet, MI 49969$772
2James CountrymanOntonagon, MI 49953$594
3Frank WardynskiOntonagon, MI 49953$456
4Terry L PerttulaBruce Crossing, MI 49912$161
5John Talsma - John Talsma TrustBruce Crossing, MI 49912$149
6Clifford H LindbergBruce Crossing, MI 49912$117
7Shimp Ranch *Bruce Crossing, MI 49912$11
8Kenneth ElsnerEwen, MI 49925$10

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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