Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Washington, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 37,125

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Washington totaled $2,825,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1State Of Wash DnrEllensburg, WA 98926$9,519,731
2Broughton Land Co *Dayton, WA 99328$9,331,159
3Wheatlife Farms Gp *Colfax, WA 99111$7,461,260
4Klaveano Brothers Jv *Pomeroy, WA 99347$6,791,380
5Norm Druffel & Sons Gp *Pullman, WA 99163$6,495,848
6Isaak Brothers *Coulee City, WA 99115$6,234,018
7Steve & Kevin Mader Gp *Pullman, WA 99163$5,403,136
8Easterday Farms *Pasco, WA 99301$5,075,221
9Schmitt Farms *Prosser, WA 99350$3,823,742
10Clark Collins & Clark Gp *Pullman, WA 99163$3,803,610
11Bodeau Brothers Jv *Wilbur, WA 99185$3,653,121
12The Sheffels Company Gp *Wilbur, WA 99185$3,377,110
13John Grant And Son *Walla Walla, WA 99362$3,269,234
14Richard Druffel & Sons Gp *Pullman, WA 99163$3,215,735
15Tompkins Brothers *Prescott, WA 99348$3,201,872
16Benzel Farms Jo *Ritzville, WA 99169$3,200,713
17Thorn Creek Farms *Thornton, WA 99176$3,044,729
18Glade Creek Ranch *Prosser, WA 99350$2,819,063
19Double D Farms *Dayton, WA 99328$2,814,561
20C & C Farms *Walla Walla, WA 99362$2,718,371

* 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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