Wheat Subsidies in Santa Clara County, California, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 19 of 19

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Santa Clara County, California totaled $725,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Joseph F GonzalesMorgan Hill, CA 95037$392,835
2G & K Farms Of California Inc *Gilroy, CA 95020$220,679
3Madelyn BourdetHollister, CA 95023$38,465
4Donald SilacciGilroy, CA 95020$24,818
5San Felipe Cattle Co LLC *Hollister, CA 95023$15,252
6Robert BianchiGilroy, CA 95020$6,585
7Pacheco Pass Land And Cattle LLC *Hollister, CA 95023$5,608
8Agco Hay LLC *Tres Pinos, CA 95075$4,001
9Top Quality Farms L.l.c. *Salinas, CA 93908$3,775
10Steven KnepperGilroy, CA 95020$3,289
11John BourdetHollister, CA 95024$2,356
12Mitchell MiliasSan Marino, CA 91108$2,167
13William MockMilpitas, CA 95035$1,911
14Jerry PerinoGilroy, CA 95020$1,738
15Silva Ranch *San Martin, CA 95046$434
16Mary Ann MiliasSan Francisco, CA 94123$181
17Katherine Milias CaseyLongmeadow, MA 01106$181
18David T. UrshanSan Jose, CA 95125$121
19Jim HoeyGilroy, CA 95020$119

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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