Deficiency Payments in Washington, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 9,777

Recipients of Deficiency Payments from farms in Washington totaled $9,216,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Deficiency Payments
1995-2020
1Washida Farms IncGarfield, WA 99130$148,762
2Drt Farms Inc *Spokane Valley, WA 99216$106,752
3Watts Brothers *Paterson, WA 99345$79,856
4Douglas & Irona Campbell Jv *Warden, WA 98857$50,900
5Easterday Farms *Pasco, WA 99301$42,114
6State Of Wash DnrEllensburg, WA 98926$41,501
7Ochoa Ag Unlimited LLC *Othello, WA 99344$34,631
8Howard MorganWalla Walla, WA 99362$33,038
9Roylance Coulee Gp XxxWarden, WA 98857$31,860
10Gary C LasaterWalla Walla, WA 99362$29,070
11Dnr-nonexemptEllensburg, WA 98926$26,991
12Kammerzell Partnership *Colfax, WA 99111$26,564
13Dennis Kay StefflerMoses Lake, WA 98837$25,254
14Robert V PhillipsLind, WA 99341$24,973
15Ray & Son XxxPasco, WA 99301$24,268
16Charlie & Helen Cox Xxx *Pasco, WA 99301$23,962
17Pacific Plains Partnership *Waterville, WA 98858$22,616
18B B Cattle Co *Connell, WA 99326$22,611
19Flerchinger Ranches *Pomeroy, WA 99347$21,511
20Patrick W ZecchinoGranger, WA 98932$21,208

* 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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