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Taking from the Taxpayers

How the Bush Administration Gave Subsidy-Rich California Farmers a $17 Million Christmas Bonus

Details for Cappello Farms, Inc./Oak Flat

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Cappello Farms, Inc./Oak Flat

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa W.D.*1,543

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$728
1996$43,985
1997$20,977
1998$66,167
1999$-6,991
2000$94,238
2001$61,697
2002$-1,514
2003$66,936
Total$346,223

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Cantaloupe300
Cotton78
Garlic223
Melon270
N-grnhs Plants In Containers78
Onion, Dry219
Orange375