Total Price Loss Coverage in Brooks County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 30

Recipients of Total Price Loss Coverage from farms in Brooks County, Texas totaled $151,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Price Loss Coverage
1995-2020
1Ricardo GutierrezRio Grande City, TX 78582$24,000
2Ermelinda VelaFalfurrias, TX 78355$21,922
3Hugh Bert QuackenbushRiviera, TX 78379$13,581
4Oscar Omar GalindoKingsville, TX 78363$11,303
5Texas National Bank **Premont, TX 78375$8,992
6Schneider Bros *Premont, TX 78375$7,961
7Pedro Z Garza JrFalfurrias, TX 78355$7,404
8Oscar GalindoPremont, TX 78375$6,678
9Heather M HelmerHarlingen, TX 78553$4,811
10Roel PulidoCorpus Christi, TX 78412$4,456
11Abel LongoriaEncino, TX 78353$4,327
12Xavier Salinas MartinezFalfurrias, TX 78355$3,679
13Gracy R CothranEncino, TX 78353$3,079
14Noel A GuerraHebbronville, TX 78361$2,981
15Farm Service Agency/commodity Cre **Alice, TX 78332$2,970
16Carl G PowellFalfurrias, TX 78355$2,734
17Cecilia GalindoPremont, TX 78375$2,705
18Will P Wright JrFalfurrias, TX 78355$2,653
19Cecilia G GalindoPremont, TX 78375$2,566
20Mario VillarrealEncino, TX 78353$1,928

* 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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