LDP-like Grazing Payments in Texas, 1995-2023

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 5,503

Recipients of LDP-like Grazing Payments from farms in Texas totaled $8,943,000 in from 1995-2023.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location LDP-like Grazing Payments
1Marvin BornFollett, TX 79034$109,510
2Duwane D SkipperBooker, TX 79005$82,516
3Tommy K LaubhanFollett, TX 79034$78,552
4Homer HillDimmitt, TX 79027$68,681
5Thomas E FreemanFollett, TX 79034$62,672
6R J & June PodzemnySedan, NM 88436$55,765
7James E & Melanie FriemelHereford, TX 79045$53,928
8Thomas E FeltonRiesel, TX 76682$52,179
9Jeff Purvines Dba Sundown CattleGruver, TX 79040$43,373
10Texas Beef FarmsAmarillo, TX 79101$42,739
11Dean Cluck Cattle Co LtdAmarillo, TX 79101$42,349
12Mcleod Farms PartnershipMorse, TX 79062$40,114
13Livingston & LivingstonSeymour, TX 76380$39,857
143-s JvMunday, TX 76371$37,918
15Rgk Farms IncMuenster, TX 76252$35,992
16Desiree' LaubhanFollett, TX 79034$32,583
17M P Harbour & SonsStinnett, TX 79083$31,005
18Tobosa RanchMuleshoe, TX 79347$30,474
19James S CarpenterNocona, TX 76255$29,094
20James StrittmatterPilot Point, TX 76258$28,215

* 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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