Deficiency Payments in Harris County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 80

Recipients of Deficiency Payments from farms in Harris County, Texas totaled $4,691,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Deficiency Payments
1995-2020
1Ely Farms *Brookshire, TX 77423$468,476
2L And S Farms *Hockley, TX 77447$317,440
3Minze Agriculture Partnership *Katy, TX 77492$206,694
4Hegar Brothers *Hockley, TX 77447$193,915
5Bar M Farms *Katy, TX 77493$160,926
6T G Partnership *Cypress, TX 77410$140,568
71220 Farms Partnership *Bellville, TX 77418$139,525
8Wostarek Brothers Joint Venture *Fayetteville, TX 78940$127,261
9Agro Farming Partners *Katy, TX 77493$125,693
10Jordan Farming Company *Katy, TX 77492$125,460
11Jack Miles Joint Venture *Industry, TX 78944$124,971
12R & D Farms *Baytown, TX 77521$117,332
13R & R Farms *Cypress, TX 77433$112,826
14Hegar Farms II *Hockley, TX 77447$112,570
15Glenn Miles Joint Venture *New Ulm, TX 78950$103,577
16Hegar Farms *Hockley, TX 77447$94,679
17Glen SchmidtCypress, TX 77433$91,221
18Mark PetrzelkaCypress, TX 77429$90,140
19Mcanelly & Forson *Houston, TX 77024$89,761
20Charles T MilesKaty, TX 77494$86,129

* 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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