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.

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.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Farm subsidies should help farmers, not billionaires and beach bums, right?

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Nearly 20,000 people living in the nation’s 50 largest cities received federal farm subsidies in 2017, according to a new EWG analysis.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

EWG found that 245 people who have received taxpayer-funded farm subsidies or disaster payments for 32 straight years currently reside in the nation's 50 largest cities, according to an analysis of Department of Agriculture data.

Friday, September 7, 2018

A 52-story skyscraper on Park Avenue in New York City is the world headquarters for JPMorganChase, the largest bank in the U.S. But according to data from the Department of Agriculture, it’s also the home of one of 850 “farmers” who live in Manhattan.

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