Total USDA Subsidies in 51st District of California (Rep. Juan Vargas), 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 122

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in 51st District of California (Rep. Juan Vargas) totaled $5,276,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1Richard AshurstWestmorland, CA 92281$233,500
2Bryan James AshurstWestmorland, CA 92281$233,500
3Brock Mckenzie AshurstEl Centro, CA 92243$233,500
4Julian Dion AshurstEl Centro, CA 92243$233,500
5Brent AshurstWestmorland, CA 92281$233,500
6Sanchez Bees Inc *Westmorland, CA 92281$233,500
7Vessey & Company Inc *Holtville, CA 92250$192,942
8Rothfleisch Ranches Inc *Brawley, CA 92227$143,517
9Victor G SanchezWestmorland, CA 92281$140,059
10Lawrence Cox Ranches *Brawley, CA 92227$126,502
11Rick & Lori Young Jv *Brawley, CA 92227$126,155
12Greg BennerBrawley, CA 92227$119,892
13Kenneth AshurstWestmorland, CA 92281$116,750
14Russell Brian AllenBrawley, CA 92227$116,750
15Steven A StuhrHoltville, CA 92250$116,750
16La Valle Sabbia Inc *El Centro, CA 92243$116,500
17J Emanuelli & Sons Inc *Brawley, CA 92227$95,168
18Cac Farms LLC *Calexico, CA 92231$93,140
19Ruegger Farms IncBrawley, CA 92227$90,749
20Douglas WestmorelandImperial, CA 92251$89,887

* 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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