Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Oregon, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 11,127

Recipients of Subtotal, Disaster Payments from farms in Oregon totaled $348,024,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Disaster Payments
1995-2020
1Wkt Farming *Pendleton, OR 97801$1,748,625
2Snow Ranches *Echo, OR 97826$1,584,823
3Rock Creek Ranch Inc *Frenchglen, OR 97736$1,533,071
4Peila Ranch Inc *Burns, OR 97720$1,369,537
5Dirk W OlsenAlbany, OR 97321$1,362,368
6Tom J. Davis Livestock Inc *Princeton, OR 97721$1,253,158
7Acw Inc *Hines, OR 97738$1,208,908
8William S PeilaHines, OR 97738$1,086,271
9Mackenzie Ranch I *Jordan Valley, OR 97910$1,085,358
10Hammond Ranches Inc *Diamond, OR 97722$1,040,221
11Pegleg Farms *Ione, OR 97843$1,005,704
12Hotchkiss Company *Burns, OR 97720$1,002,199
13Nolin Farming Company *Pendleton, OR 97801$985,529
14Mike PeilaHines, OR 97738$955,956
15Broken Circle Company *Hines, OR 97738$926,056
16Grieb Land Co *Lexington, OR 97839$886,827
17Jenkins Ranches Inc *Diamond, OR 97722$847,604
18Ketscher Cattle Co *Hines, OR 97738$830,712
19L X Ranch Inc *Adel, OR 97620$804,896
20Christensen Farms Joint Venture *Hermiston, OR 97838$766,792

* 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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