SELECT * FROM cou_mtotal WHERE fips='48177' AND progcode='livestock ' AND `rank`>=1 LIMIT 0,20

Livestock Subsidies in Gonzales County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,553

Recipients of Livestock Subsidies from farms in Gonzales County, Texas totaled $18,171,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Subsidies
1A P Breitschopf & Sons *Gonzales, TX 78629$411,077
2E-brothers Ranches LLC *Gonzales, TX 78629$323,582
3Kenneth BrzozowskiGonzales, TX 78629$309,623
4Lance A BenesGonzales, TX 78629$302,352
5Carl Alex SampleSmiley, TX 78159$259,017
6Stephen A TaylorGonzales, TX 78629$201,192
7Kenneth Gene SchoenfieldNixon, TX 78140$178,401
8J Bar S Cattle Service Inc *Waelder, TX 78959$165,672
9J D Selman JrGonzales, TX 78629$163,092
10Hoot C FairchildHarwood, TX 78632$155,858
11Wm Fink & Son Inc *Cost, TX 78614$155,075
12Kenneth Brzozowski Poultry Farm I *Gonzales, TX 78629$154,678
13Ehrig Bros *Gonzales, TX 78629$152,790
14My Dubose Ranch *Gonzales, TX 78629$151,380
15Chris E ChaffinNixon, TX 78140$145,706
16Lynn Smith JrGonzales, TX 78629$142,454
17W J ClampitWaelder, TX 78959$141,931
18William R MenkingCost, TX 78614$137,856
19James Avery WundtBelmont, TX 78604$126,481
20Wells Ranch Cattle PartnershipGonzales, TX 78629$126,060

* 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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