Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Bee County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 21 to 40 of 1,073

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Bee County, Texas totaled $52,955,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
21Mcdonald Farms *Mathis, TX 78368$528,945
22Sid Rossow Farms *Beeville, TX 78104$495,247
23Prosperity Bank **Skidmore, TX 78389$469,984
24Twb Farms LLCMereta, TX 76940$469,146
25Edwin W SchneiderSinton, TX 78387$468,378
26John J ValentaBeeville, TX 78102$466,542
27Jeanette RiederSinton, TX 78387$454,213
28George David Baker SrSkidmore, TX 78389$445,018
29Everett A MurffTynan, TX 78391$405,676
30Kenneth WallekSkidmore, TX 78389$382,591
31John E BremerOdem, TX 78370$377,522
32Wernli Farms *Kenedy, TX 78119$372,314
33Grover F Naylor IIIBeeville, TX 78102$360,467
34Patricia WallekSkidmore, TX 78389$351,788
35James W McdonaldMathis, TX 78368$346,965
36Edward PolasekTynan, TX 78391$341,530
37Mary Carol McdonaldMathis, TX 78368$340,577
38Eric Hartzendorf Inc *Sinton, TX 78387$311,002
39Evelyn Dittmar Inc *Sinton, TX 78387$310,572
40Valenta Farms *Beeville, TX 78102$305,021

* 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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