Subsidies

EWG keeps you up to date with analysis of the latest news, interviews with experts and more.

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.

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.

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