Grasslands Reserve Program in Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 159

Recipients of Grasslands Reserve Program from farms in Texas totaled $23,258,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Grasslands Reserve Program
1995-2020
1Alamo Frt Lines Inc Dba Alamo Ran *Junction, TX 76849$5,575,000
2Bobby Jack EnloeMontgomery, TX 77316$1,451,260
3Portilla Ranch Holdings Ltd *Houston, TX 77024$1,303,200
4Weldon Laas Family Bypass Trust *Pattison, TX 77423$1,012,700
5Phillip N WrightHondo, TX 78861$652,422
6Big Bluff-murphy Family Limited P *Richardson, TX 75080$574,940
7Harvey LaasPattison, TX 77423$501,700
8Mirasol Ranch Family Ltd *San Antonio, TX 78209$437,400
9Middle Verde Ranch Company Lc *Bandera, TX 78003$426,463
10Hag Farm *Amarillo, TX 79101$424,940
11Michael W HarrisLago Vista, TX 78645$420,732
12Ball & Strunk Partners Ltd *San Antonio, TX 78209$400,000
13Awbrey KothmannMenard, TX 76859$353,205
14Mill Iron North Ltd *Wellington, TX 79095$348,000
15Mill Iron South Ltd *Dallas, TX 75225$346,500
16Continental Ranch II LLC *Del Rio, TX 78840$345,534
17Lilian ArringtonAustin, TX 78741$339,920
18Dennis Scott McgarraughPerryton, TX 79070$321,876
19Mill Iron Sand Creek Ltd *Dallas, TX 75225$310,653
20Sally K CappsMason, TX 76856$308,256

* USDA data are not "transparent" for many payments made to recipients through most cooperatives. Recipients of payments made through most cooperatives, and the amounts, have not been made public. To see ownership information, click on the name, then click on the link that is titled Ownership Information.

** EWG has identified this recipient as a bank or lending institution that received the payment because the payment applicant had a loan requiring any subsidy payments go to the lender first. In 2019, the information provided to EWG by USDA began to include the entity that received the payment, rather than the person or entity that applied for it, which was previously provided. This move to shield subsidy recipients from disclosure enables USDA to further evade taxpayer accountability. Six percent of subsidy dollars went to banks, lending institutions, or the Farm Service Agency.”

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‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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