Farm Subsidy information

Ottawa County, Michigan

Total USDA Subsidies in Ottawa County, Michigan, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 260

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Ottawa County, Michigan totaled $9,157,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
2019
1River Ridge Farms Inc *Coopersville, MI 49404$237,812
2Huron Pork LLC *Allendale, MI 49401$221,875
3High Lean Pork IncAllendale, MI 49401$156,250
4Foremost Farms, LLCAllendale, MI 49401$143,234
5Farm Service Agency/commodity Cre **Grand Haven, MI 49417$139,937
6Sandy View Farm General PartnershHamilton, MI 49419$132,055
7Beaver Creek Dairy LLC *Coopersville, MI 49404$123,374
8Stephen L Vanoeffelen TrustConklin, MI 49403$122,379
9M & M Farms *Coopersville, MI 49404$112,305
10Ritz Family Farm LLCConklin, MI 49403$111,213
11K & H Grain Inc *Marne, MI 49435$102,177
12Adam GeertmanWest Olive, MI 49460$100,988
13A & J Farms LLC *Conklin, MI 49403$83,877
14E-d Farms *Conklin, MI 49403$81,330
15Koppenol Dairy Farms Inc *Coopersville, MI 49404$72,375
16Arlyn WaltCoopersville, MI 49404$71,969
17Gruppen Farms *Zeeland, MI 49464$67,849
18Randolph J Ten BrinkCoopersville, MI 49404$60,184
19Nienhuis Dairy Farm LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$58,526
20Calvin KloosterByron Center, MI 49315$58,371

* 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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