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, December 7, 2017

Thirty-two members of Congress and their immediate family members collected at least $14.3 million in farm subsidies between 1995 and 2016, according to data from EWG’s Farm Subsidy Database.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A new report from the Department of Agriculture confirmed what EWG has been saying for years: Farm subsidies overwhelmingly go to the largest and most successful farm businesses, instead of to struggling family farms that need them the most.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Between 2014 and 2015, three federal farm subsidy programs paid farmers multiple times for the same loss in crop yield or decline in crop price.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

During the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, the federal government planted 220 million trees to stop the blowing soil that devastated the Great Plains.

Friday, September 1, 2017

When it comes to farm subsidies, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., says his farmers should “receive the long-term certainty they deserve.”

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