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, August 15, 2019

Farm bailout payments intended to offset the impacts of President Trump’s trade war have instead flowed to an estimated more than 9,000 “city slickers” who live in the nation’s largest cities, an updated EWG analysis of Department of Agriculture data shows.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Farm bailout payments designed to offset the impacts of President’s Trump’s trade war have overwhelmingly flowed to the largest and most successful farmers, according to EWG’s analysis of the latest Department of Agriculture data.

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.

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