Wheat Subsidies in 2nd District of Michigan (Rep. Bill Huizenga), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,504

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in 2nd District of Michigan (Rep. Bill Huizenga) totaled $8,241,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1Gg Farms *Holland, MI 49423$349,679
2Springdale Farms LLC *Scottville, MI 49454$155,892
3M & M Farms *Coopersville, MI 49404$137,918
4Briggs Farms *Scottville, MI 49454$116,451
5Donald A BeattieHolton, MI 49425$109,472
6John D ArendsConklin, MI 49403$109,179
7Robert E OhseCuster, MI 49405$96,035
8John W DegenMontague, MI 49437$91,611
9Henry Kessler & Son *Montague, MI 49437$90,533
10River Ridge Farms Inc *Coopersville, MI 49404$88,260
11Stephen L VanoeffelenConklin, MI 49403$78,533
12Greiner Farms Inc *Hart, MI 49420$76,629
13Charles A SchadeScottville, MI 49454$75,698
14Moorland Farming Company LLC *Coopersville, MI 49404$75,292
15David F WollerMontague, MI 49437$73,792
16Howe Farms Inc *Custer, MI 49405$73,582
17Kurt TilesScottville, MI 49454$73,070
18Michael Cockerill Farms *Montague, MI 49437$72,764
19Briggs Farms Inc *Scottville, MI 49454$71,411
20Sommerfeldt Farms LLC *Custer, MI 49405$66,190

* 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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