Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Kern County, California, 1995-2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,959

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Kern County, California totaled $550,209,000 in from 1995-2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Buttonwillow Land & Cattle Co - M *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$13,471,840
2Starrh & Starrh Ctn Growers *Shafter, CA 93263$8,918,636
3Lester Neufeld & Son *Wasco, CA 93280$6,083,735
4Torigiani Farms *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$5,625,079
5Wegis Ranch *Bakersfield, CA 93312$5,396,124
6Chicca Bros/twin Farms *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$5,360,420
7Paul Farms *Wasco, CA 93280$5,180,466
8Toretta Farms *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$4,829,915
9Cauzza Brothers LLC *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$4,815,982
10Ballengee Brothers *Shafter, CA 93263$4,708,232
11Wheeler Farms *Bakersfield, CA 93312$4,589,073
12L Riccomini And Sons *Bakersfield, CA 93312$4,356,854
13Parsons Farms *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$4,315,028
14Gardiner Farms *Wasco, CA 93280$4,069,157
15Carmel Partners *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$3,902,889
16Fred Palla Farms *Buttonwillow, CA 93206$3,726,435
17Harry Banducci & Sons *Bakersfield, CA 93309$3,689,142
18Tillema Farms *Bakersfield, CA 93307$3,641,667
19Bonanza Farms *Bakersfield, CA 93311$3,640,454
20Palla Rosa Farming Co *Bakersfield, CA 93313$3,587,653

* 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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