Wool and Mohair Programs in Sutter County, California, 1995-2021

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 6 of 6

Recipients of Wool and Mohair Programs from farms in Sutter County, California totaled $89,716 in from 1995-2021.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wool and Mohair Programs
1Mcpherrin Sheep CoLive Oak, CA 95953$49,161
2Manuel BasterrecheaSutter, CA 95982$34,866
3Craig TarkeSutter, CA 95982$3,180
4Kermit TarkeSutter, CA 95982$1,759
5William C MerrittRio Oso, CA 95674$593
6Gordon & Carol Bordsen Rev TrustYuba City, CA 95993$157

* 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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