Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Denton County, Texas, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 247

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Denton County, Texas totaled $1,538,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1Mitchell Farms *Justin, TX 76247$209,027
2Bagley Farms *Krum, TX 76249$97,468
3Donald J MartinekGunter, TX 75058$64,029
4Weber Ag Services Inc *Pilot Point, TX 76258$63,853
5Duesman Brothers *Pilot Point, TX 76258$51,056
6Alan Ray SchluterPonder, TX 76259$43,964
7Jack A HollowayJustin, TX 76247$43,616
8David R SchertzKrum, TX 76249$43,359
9David Paddack Dba Donald Paddack *Krum, TX 76249$40,989
10Rainey Farms LLC *Denton, TX 76208$40,908
11Webster & Son Ltd *Ponder, TX 76259$38,251
12Thompson Grain & Cattle Inc *Justin, TX 76247$35,300
13Porter Farm & Ranch Ltd *Denton, TX 76201$32,689
14Don RoachJustin, TX 76247$31,334
15Kerry Lee SchertzSanger, TX 76266$30,429
16Wild H Cattle Company Inc *Frisco, TX 75034$24,653
17Bert PruettSlidell, TX 76267$23,233
18James PelzelPilot Point, TX 76258$22,760
19Lewis Edward TrietschSanger, TX 76266$22,278
20Samuel V LugoGunter, TX 75058$20,859

* 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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