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Taking from the Taxpayers

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

Details for Cauzza Bros.

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Cauzza Bros.

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Buena Vista W.S.D.*4,007
Rosedale-Rio Bravo W.S.D.*833
Total4,840

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$5,048
1996$86,848
1997$102,333
1998$173,372
1999$491,903
2000$343,267
2001$418,287
2002$408,266
2003$705,787
Total$2,735,111

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Alfalfa207
Cotton445
Tomato, Processing76
Wheat106