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Details for C.J. Ritchie Farms

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

February 10, 2005

Information on C.J. Ritchie Farms

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Belridge W.S.D.*2,300
Berrenda Mesa W.D.*310
Lost Hills W.D.*1,821
Total4,431

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$141,339
1996$165,456
1997$49,220
1998$267,407
1999$341,288
2000$1,984,995
2001$1,946,249
2002$2,314,135
2003$1,015,567
Total$8,225,657

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Almond1,178
Cotton3,253