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Taking from the Taxpayers

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

Details for Newton Farms

February 10, 2005

Taking from the Taxpayers: Full List of Subsidy Recipients

Information on Newton Farms

Estimated Water District Acreage

Water District Planted Acres
Tulare Lake Basin W.S.D.2,475

Farm Subsidy Information

YearFarm Subidies
1995-2003
1995$11,760
1996$39,870
1997$105,078
1998$201,083
1999$259,074
2000$307,058
2001$742,723
2002$622,119
2003$500,840
Total$2,789,606

Details of crops planted according to state pesticide database

Water District Planted Acres
Cotton945
Wheat1,530