Dairy Program Subsidies in California, 1995-2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 4,819

Recipients of Dairy Program Subsidies from farms in California totaled $547,147,000 in from 1995-2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Dairy Program Subsidies
1Gallo Cattle Company Lp *Atwater, CA 95301$1,549,024
2Zonneveld Dairies Inc *Laton, CA 93242$1,348,242
3Alvin Souza Dairy *Tulare, CA 93274$1,055,895
4Warren Hettinga Dairy *Tipton, CA 93272$1,052,864
5Hein Hettinga Dairies *Ontario, CA 91762$1,022,416
6Foster Farms DairyHickman, CA 95323$1,012,140
7Bosman Dairy *Tipton, CA 93272$925,689
8Dores Dairy Ptn *Stevinson, CA 95374$913,982
9Lemstra Dairy *Tulare, CA 93274$910,008
10Carlos Echeverria & Sons *Bakersfield, CA 93313$829,639
11T & W Farms *Bakersfield, CA 93311$783,986
12West-star North Dairy *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$783,135
13Van Steyn Dairy *Galt, CA 95632$765,077
14Joey Fernandes Dairy Dba Fernjo F *Tulare, CA 93274$756,333
15Dennis Boertje & Son Dairy *Visalia, CA 93292$748,620
16Harold Dragt & Sons Dairies LLC *Hanford, CA 93230$747,696
17Basque American Dairy *Chino, CA 91710$727,817
18Machado Dairy Farms *Manteca, CA 95337$720,130
19Dick Vanderham & Sons Dairy *Tipton, CA 93272$719,857
20Curtimade Dairy Inc *Tulare, CA 93274$718,288

* 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.

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‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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