Dairy Program Subsidies in Ottawa County, Michigan, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 24

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in Ottawa County, Michigan totaled $203,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
2020
1Farm Service Agency/commodity Cre **Grand Haven, MI 49417$68,434
2Langeland Farms Inc *Coopersville, MI 49404$14,978
3Arlene TerhaarZeeland, MI 49464$10,411
4Gruppen Farms *Zeeland, MI 49464$9,353
5Nienhuis Dairy Farm LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$9,353
6Douglas J Hassevoort Double D DaiHudsonville, MI 49426$9,306
7Dutch Meadows Farm LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$9,299
8E-d Farms *Conklin, MI 49403$9,079
9Arlyn WaltCoopersville, MI 49404$9,077
10Kirk Eugene HaverdinkJenison, MI 49428$8,681
11Lindberg Dairy LLC *Coopersville, MI 49404$8,639
12Phillip P FerwerdaZeeland, MI 49464$7,487
13Beuschel Fruit & Dairy Farm LLC *Conklin, MI 49403$4,126
14Dennis RaterinkZeeland, MI 49464$3,738
15Melissa BouchardCoopersville, MI 49404$3,683
16James M HoltropConklin, MI 49403$3,387
17Timothy BakerByron Center, MI 49315$3,125
18Marlin WestraZeeland, MI 49464$2,459
19Dave KlamerConklin, MI 49403$2,457
20William C Velthouse JrHudsonville, MI 49426$1,721

* 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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