Farm Subsidy information

Gonzales County, Texas

Total USDA Subsidies in Gonzales County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,938

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Gonzales County, Texas totaled $42,148,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
1Donald G TenbergGonzales, TX 78629$1,214,345
2Ehrig Bros *Gonzales, TX 78629$885,770
3Wm Fink & Son Inc *Cost, TX 78614$799,117
4E-brothers Ranches LLC *Gonzales, TX 78629$761,774
5A P Breitschopf & Sons *Gonzales, TX 78629$563,003
6Lance A BenesGonzales, TX 78629$436,126
7Kenneth BrzozowskiGonzales, TX 78629$396,311
8Richard Helmuth StahlStockdale, TX 78160$390,676
9James Avery WundtBelmont, TX 78604$358,503
10John Butler LesterGonzales, TX 78629$331,842
11Glenn A KosubNixon, TX 78140$301,150
12Connly WillmannCost, TX 78614$294,418
13Raymond O NeitschGonzales, TX 78629$281,720
14Neitsch Dairies *Gonzales, TX 78629$280,155
15Stephen A TaylorGonzales, TX 78629$259,926
16J Bar S Cattle Service Inc *Waelder, TX 78959$259,194
17Carl Alex SampleSmiley, TX 78159$259,017
18Morris L HarveyNixon, TX 78140$254,915
19John Weston Davis IvGonzales, TX 78629$242,311
20Fink Farms *Cost, TX 78614$238,025

* 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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