Loan Deficiency Payments in Hamilton County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 132

Recipients of Loan Deficiency Payments from farms in Hamilton County, Texas totaled $802,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Loan Deficiency Payments
1995-2020
1Robert MeissnerCranfills Gap, TX 76637$63,517
2Oscar R MeldeHamilton, TX 76531$54,368
3David MeldeHamilton, TX 76531$48,393
4Wm L MeldeHamilton, TX 76531$48,327
5Perry O HarrisHico, TX 76457$48,266
6David CourtneyJonesboro, TX 76538$36,940
7Lee R Hopper SrComanche, TX 76442$27,438
8Darrell MeldeHamilton, TX 76531$26,917
9Raymond Krueger JrHamilton, TX 76531$24,048
10Stephen P SchrankHamilton, TX 76531$22,856
11D & R Livestock *Hamilton, TX 76531$18,401
12Alan SchrankHamilton, TX 76531$16,961
13Marvin SchrankHamilton, TX 76531$16,193
14Steve YoungHamilton, TX 76531$16,157
15Donald L HaileHamilton, TX 76531$14,678
16Edna HopperComanche, TX 76442$12,218
17Joel SellersHamilton, TX 76531$11,432
18Kenneth SmithEvant, TX 76525$11,317
19Glenn D HansonCranfills Gap, TX 76637$11,309
20Michael W LewisHamilton, TX 76531$10,519

* 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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