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Taking from the Taxpayers

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

Details for Kootstra Dairy Farm

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Kootstra Dairy Farm

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Kern Delta W.D.*740

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$0
1996$54,138
1997$0
1998$0
1999$158,534
2000$183,722
2001$242,628
2002$204,401
2003$289,411
Total$1,132,834

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Alfalfa460
Cotton280