Farm Bill Resource Center
March 22, 2018

Farm Bill Resource Center : Subsidies

EWG's renowned Farm Subsidy Database reveals who benefits from generous taxpayer-supported farm subsidy programs. Building upon this work, EWG has released a number of investigative reports related to farm subsidies.


 

EWG keeps you up to date with analysis of the latest news, interviews with experts and more.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

President Trump’s tariffs are a disaster for American soybean farmers, effectively cutting off access to China, their largest market. The Department of Agriculture’s bailout program has not helped most of them, because the bulk of payments go to the biggest and richest farmers.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Nearly 3,500 farms have received more than $125,000 each in bailout payments intended to offset the impacts of President Trump’s trade war, according to an EWG analysis of Department of Agriculture data.

Monday, May 20, 2019

As farmers struggle with a plummeting farm economy in the wake of President Trump’s trade war, the administration is rushing to send a second round of cash payments – reportedly totaling $15 billion to $20 billion – to farmers across the nation.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Farm subsidies should help farmers, not billionaires and beach bums, right?

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Nearly 20,000 people living in the nation’s 50 largest cities received federal farm subsidies in 2017, according to a new EWG analysis.

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