Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Ector County, Texas, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 10 of 10

Recipients of Subtotal, Disaster Payments from farms in Ector County, Texas totaled $142,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Disaster Payments
1Bill WightOdessa, TX 79760$43,584
2Sammy Hooper & Nina Hooper *Crane, TX 79731$38,220
3Yt Ranch *Odessa, TX 79760$17,411
4Christine HardcastleOdessa, TX 79760$15,187
5Scot HerrinBig Spring, TX 79721$7,733
6Tommy L Salmon JrOdessa, TX 79765$7,568
7Jdtx Company Ltd *Odessa, TX 79764$7,415
8Schuyler Byron Wight III Dba Yt RGoldsmith, TX 79741$4,008
9Christine T HardcastleOdessa, TX 79760$552
10Calvin B SmithPenwell, TX 79776$426

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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