Wheat Subsidies in Merced County, California, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 137

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Merced County, California totaled $923,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
2018
1A-bar Ag Enterprises *Firebaugh, CA 93622$82,123
2Double Diamond Dairy & Ranch *El Nido, CA 95317$49,556
3Robinson Ranch *Merced, CA 95348$46,512
4David And Peggy Farmer Jv *El Nido, CA 95317$37,842
5A & R Dejager Farms Jv *Chowchilla, CA 93610$30,257
6Edgemar Farms *Chowchilla, CA 93610$28,859
7Favier Farms *Atwater, CA 95301$26,776
8Soares Dairy Farms Inc *Los Banos, CA 93635$25,859
9Raymond A Talbott Dba Talbott SheLos Banos, CA 93635$25,016
10Tony J Machado Dairy Inc *Merced, CA 95341$22,997
11Five H Farms *Merced, CA 95348$21,994
12David Carlucci Farms *Los Banos, CA 93635$21,698
13Martin De Jager *Merced, CA 95340$20,942
14Frank Coelho & Sons Lp *El Nido, CA 95317$20,361
15Santa Anna Farms LLC *Merced, CA 95341$19,262
16Baker Farming PartnershipEl Nido, CA 95317$18,863
17Teixeira And Sons, LLCLos Banos, CA 93635$18,043
18Pierre Perret Farming *Merced, CA 95340$17,568
19Mayo Dairy Lp *Le Grand, CA 95333$16,569
20Hugh Yamshon *Merced, CA 95341$15,125

* 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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