Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Ottawa County, Michigan, 2017

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 241

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Ottawa County, Michigan totaled $2,304,000 in in 2017.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2017
1Koeman FarmsHamilton, MI 49419$199,879
2Grand River Grain LLCCoopersville, MI 49404$105,412
3M & M Farms *Coopersville, MI 49404$100,708
4Foremost Farms, LLCAllendale, MI 49401$79,404
5Country Corners Farm LLC *Holland, MI 49424$62,547
6Old Pike Farm LLC *Holland, MI 49424$51,728
7Mark Zeinstra LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$49,732
8Thomas ZwagermanHolland, MI 49424$45,662
9Calvin KloosterByron Center, MI 49315$45,270
10Donald L BoersenHolland, MI 49424$44,293
11E-d Farms *Conklin, MI 49403$43,625
12Stephen L VanoeffelenConklin, MI 49403$41,969
13Smallegan Farms Inc *Hudsonville, MI 49426$40,416
14A & J Farms LLC *Conklin, MI 49403$38,162
15Arlyn WaltCoopersville, MI 49404$35,872
16Gruppen Farms *Zeeland, MI 49464$29,000
17Geurink Farms LLC *Zeeland, MI 49464$26,911
18Lonnie W HopHolland, MI 49424$26,524
19Lothschutz Farms LLC *Conklin, MI 49403$25,861
20Thomas W RitzSparta, MI 49345$24,022

* 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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