Total Direct Payments in Brooks County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 143

Recipients of Total Direct Payments from farms in Brooks County, Texas totaled $1,318,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Direct Payments
1995-2020
1Galo Cattle Co *Alice, TX 78333$238,827
2Ricardo GutierrezRio Grande City, TX 78582$111,215
3Dos Haches Ranch *Falfurrias, TX 78355$102,257
4Jesse W HowellPremont, TX 78375$80,221
5Hugh Bert QuackenbushRiviera, TX 78379$67,020
6Quackenbush Farms *Riviera, TX 78379$58,428
7Cibolo Creek Co *Premont, TX 78375$57,074
8Joshua Roel GonzalesAlice, TX 78332$40,000
9Roel GonzalesAlice, TX 78332$40,000
10Xavier Salinas MartinezFalfurrias, TX 78355$29,800
11Noel O Villarreal JrFalfurrias, TX 78355$26,418
12Guadalupe G De Gutierrez EstateEdinburg, TX 78539$25,552
13Noel A GuerraHebbronville, TX 78361$23,344
14Will P Wright JrFalfurrias, TX 78355$22,356
15Judy West Dickey Dba West Ranch *Falfurrias, TX 78355$18,963
16Phillip BoerjanFalfurrias, TX 78355$17,448
17Wiley Glen Trey QuackenbushRiviera, TX 78379$17,210
18Oscar Omar GalindoKingsville, TX 78363$17,017
19Lawrence W WolterFalfurrias, TX 78355$15,153
20Pedro Z Garza JrFalfurrias, TX 78355$14,708

* 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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