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Taking from the Taxpayers

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

Details for Tejon Ranch/Laval Farms

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Tejon Ranch/Laval Farms

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa W.D.*4,215

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$73,504
1996$137,696
1997$68,389
1998$75,115
1999$35,379
2000$85,387
2001$72,719
2002$40,991
2003$0
Total$589,180

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Almond1,387
Grape, Wine1,230
Pistachio1,012
Uncultivated Ag291
Walnut295