Total Price Loss Coverage in Cameron County, Texas, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 565

Recipients of Total Price Loss Coverage from farms in Cameron County, Texas totaled $3,633,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Price Loss Coverage
2019
1First Community Bank & Randy & An **San Benito, TX 78586$316,778
2Adams Farms *Combes, TX 78535$210,942
3Agrifund LLC **Amarillo, TX 79106$140,739
4Albert & Sandra Perez Jv *Donna, TX 78537$135,334
5Texas National Bank **Mercedes, TX 78570$130,343
6Russell Plantation II *Los Fresnos, TX 78566$111,618
7Billie Mack Simpson Jv *Rio Hondo, TX 78583$99,649
8Donald Bruce WatersRio Hondo, TX 78583$94,669
9Cj Farms *Harlingen, TX 78550$80,576
10Mathers Farms Jv *Brownsville, TX 78520$80,241
11Carl A Hensz Farms *Harlingen, TX 78552$76,612
12Har Vest *Harlingen, TX 78550$73,226
13Texas Farm Credit Service **Robstown, TX 78380$72,669
14Rio Rancho FarmsHarlingen, TX 78550$65,865
15Billie D Simpson Jv *Rio Hondo, TX 78583$61,815
16Dane Lamar SmithMeadowlakes, TX 78654$59,958
17Hartman West Farm & Ranch *Rio Hondo, TX 78583$57,884
18L & L Farms *Brownsville, TX 78521$55,560
19Buena Vista Farms *Rio Hondo, TX 78583$51,743
20Mark Abbott Farms *Harlingen, TX 78550$48,627

* 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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