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Taking from the Taxpayers

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

Details for Nikkel Bros. Farms

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Nikkel Bros. Farms

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Rosedale-Rio Bravo W.S.D.*264

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$6,382
1996$23,937
1997$25,968
1998$36,878
1999$63,019
2000$52,816
2001$74,118
2002$43,985
2003$91,055
Total$418,157

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Alfalfa43
Almond148
Cotton73