Farm Subsidy information

Aransas County, Texas

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Total USDA Subsidies in Aransas County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 144

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Aransas County, Texas totaled $4,261,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1Havelka Farms Of Taft Inc *Taft, TX 78390$279,968
2Wendland Agriculture Inc *Taft, TX 78390$242,171
3Harkins & Van Cleve Cattle Compan *Beeville, TX 78102$199,072
4Nancy S DandreRockport, TX 78381$153,266
5Havelka Brothers Of Taft Inc *Taft, TX 78390$152,686
6Hugh T ChapmanRockport, TX 78381$99,528
7Mark DandreRockport, TX 78381$92,385
8David C Wendland SrTaft, TX 78390$88,114
9Copano Club, LLCSan Antonio, TX 78212$76,480
10Robert AtkinsRockport, TX 78381$64,443
11R C Dillon JrTaft, TX 78390$51,524
12Sally P Ficken Rev Living TrustAustin, TX 78759$51,321
13Mark MeadorRockport, TX 78381$50,012
14Joe H LivingstonRockport, TX 78382$42,912
15Maeson F MealeyAustin, TX 78759$40,581
16Wayne ShamboCorpus Christi, TX 78472$39,071
17Wendland Farms *Taft, TX 78390$35,015
18Thach V TranHouston, TX 77072$32,080
19Brittany M Ficken Trust *Austin, TX 78759$30,515
20Loc NguyenRockport, TX 78382$30,181

* 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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