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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 H. V. Farms, Inc.

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa W.D.*2,634

*Water district served by the Kern County Water Agency

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$6,115
1996$35,571
1997$40,052
1998$87,838
1999$139,055
2000$128,197
2001$160,164
2002$114,935
2003$32,815
Total$744,742

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Almond486
Bean, Succulent24
Cantaloupe156
Carrot376
Cotton82
Melon10
Onion, Dry875
Pepper, Fruiting77
Pepper, Spice43
Squash50
Sweet Potato142
Tomato, Processing239
Watermelon75