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Taking from the Taxpayers

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

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Gardiner Farms

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Rosedale-Rio Bravo W.S.D.*2,340

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$2,468
1996$104,439
1997$128,277
1998$197,240
1999$403,780
2000$276,052
2001$499,209
2002$271,963
2003$554,266
Total$2,437,694

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres