Dairy Program Subsidies in Ottawa County, Michigan, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 37

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Ottawa County, Michigan totaled $736,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
2018
1Langeland Farms Inc *Coopersville, MI 49404$49,768
2Arlyn WaltCoopersville, MI 49404$41,918
3E-d Farms *Conklin, MI 49403$40,976
4Nienhuis Dairy Farm LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$40,687
5Haveman Farms LLC *Hudsonville, MI 49426$37,490
6E Kuyers & Sons *West Olive, MI 49460$36,573
7Gruppen Farms *Zeeland, MI 49464$35,237
8Koppenol Dairy Farms Inc *Coopersville, MI 49404$35,005
9Dutch Meadows Farm LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$33,557
10Lindberg Dairy LLC *Coopersville, MI 49404$31,177
11Double D Dairy *Hudsonville, MI 49426$30,443
12Randolph J Ten BrinkCoopersville, MI 49404$28,460
13Eric SteenstraCoopersville, MI 49404$28,424
14Phillip P FerwerdaZeeland, MI 49464$27,017
15Pyle Dairy Farm Inc *Zeeland, MI 49464$26,421
16Stephen L Vanoeffelen TrustConklin, MI 49403$26,224
17Kirk Eugene HaverdinkJenison, MI 49428$25,464
18Arlene TerhaarZeeland, MI 49464$17,536
19Seth A PonsteinHamilton, MI 49419$15,336
20Beuschel Fruit & Dairy Farm LLC *Conklin, MI 49403$14,887

* 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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