Livestock Disaster / Emergency in California, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 166

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in California totaled $2,853,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
2020
1Blossom Trail Honey, Inc. *Chowchilla, CA 93610$256,838
2Porterfield Ranch *Dorris, CA 96023$235,250
3Wesley TruaxMacdoel, CA 96058$152,246
4Joseph Lane RussEureka, CA 95503$117,625
5Eleazar S FigueroaPerris, CA 92570$116,750
6Honey Pacifica CompanyDowney, CA 90242$111,444
7Jim D Mc WilliamsYucaipa, CA 92399$96,698
8Maria Ines Ramirez MartinTulare, CA 93275$86,514
9Espinoza ApiariesVan Nuys, CA 91405$82,765
10Melvin O Mckay - Melvin Mckay RevDorris, CA 96023$73,089
11Russell W LarsonChowchilla, CA 93610$73,036
12Rose Honey CompanyMadera, CA 93638$72,905
13Millers Honeybees *Watsonville, CA 95076$63,609
14Luis Fernando Martin Dba CalifornTulare, CA 93274$62,521
15M & D Honey IncMadera, CA 93637$61,441
16Fort Seward Ranch *Garberville, CA 95542$55,657
17Wesley WooleryHat Creek, CA 96040$50,709
18Bogus Creek Ranch *Montague, CA 96064$48,174
19Justin LangerFerndale, CA 95536$48,006
20Joseph P ZanoneFerndale, CA 95536$43,907

* 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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