Emergency Conservation in Oregon, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Emergency Conservation from farms in Oregon totaled $594,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Emergency Conservation
2018
1Tom RietmannCondon, OR 97823$200,000
2Schuster Herefords LLC *Goldendale, WA 98620$101,808
3William T MooreUnity, OR 97884$96,107
4Eagle Valley Ranch LLC *Antelope, OR 97001$51,118
5Phyllis M Brooks Trust - PhyllisArlington, OR 97812$37,492
6Douglas D RamsayLyle, WA 98635$32,630
7Johnson-lane Farming *Arlington, OR 97812$31,826
8Hay Creek Ranch LLC *Lake Oswego, OR 97034$25,760
9Norman C Bain JrPowell Butte, OR 97753$11,250
10Jeffery P WickMeridian, ID 83642$6,075

* 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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