Wheat Subsidies in Oregon, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 14,503

Recipients of Wheat Subsidies from farms in Oregon totaled $923,288,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020
1Nolin Farming Company *Pendleton, OR 97801$5,134,096
2Larson Skyline Farm *Ontario, OR 97914$3,642,506
3Bureau Of Indian Affairs *Pendleton, OR 97801$3,101,999
4Lht Farming Company *Adams, OR 97810$3,028,506
53s Land Company *Pendleton, OR 97801$2,935,848
6Spring Hollow Farming *Athena, OR 97813$2,617,217
7Wkt Farming *Pendleton, OR 97801$2,568,519
8Eagle Ranch *Echo, OR 97826$2,489,363
9Snow-mcelligott *Ione, OR 97843$2,343,186
10Western Grain *Heppner, OR 97836$2,195,039
11Rucker Farming *Arlington, OR 97812$2,064,578
12Terjeson Ranches *Helix, OR 97835$1,947,106
13Trico Farms *La Grande, OR 97850$1,866,216
14J Bar S Ranch Simantel & Sons *Wasco, OR 97065$1,788,734
15L & T Weidert Farms *Pendleton, OR 97801$1,738,286
16Weedman Brothers *Wasco, OR 97065$1,710,327
17Jdr Farms *Ione, OR 97843$1,672,894
18Grieb Land Co *Lexington, OR 97839$1,654,302
19Lindsay Ranch *Lexington, OR 97839$1,624,903
20Starvation Farms *Lexington, OR 97839$1,614,656

* 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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