Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 223,894

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Texas totaled $20,676,000,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Agtexas Fcs **Brownfield, TX 79316$29,747,654
2Capital Farm Credit **Edna, TX 77957$29,660,382
3Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$27,341,475
4Prosperity Bank **Sinton, TX 78387$26,216,501
5City Bank **Lubbock, TX 79408$21,462,930
6Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$18,584,986
7Smith & Sons *Bishop, TX 78343$17,826,963
8Gertson Farms Partnership *Lissie, TX 77454$16,006,737
9Hlavinka Cattle Co Jv *East Bernard, TX 77435$14,694,661
10First United Bank **Sudan, TX 79371$14,614,026
11Mcnutt Bros Dairy *Dublin, TX 76446$13,637,653
12Ocho Farms *Brookshire, TX 77423$13,465,798
13The Hendersons Liberty Farms *Devers, TX 77538$13,330,303
14Frische Farms *Dumas, TX 79029$12,952,493
15First State Bank **Blessing, TX 77419$11,595,416
16Mcnair Farms *Driscoll, TX 78351$10,724,056
17Kitten Land Co *Slaton, TX 79364$10,553,982
18Vista Bank **Abernathy, TX 79311$10,318,203
19H K Ranch II *Mission, TX 78572$10,057,848
20Engstrom Bros *Garwood, TX 77442$9,581,885

* 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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