Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Hays County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 16 of 16

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Hays County, Texas totaled $175,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1995-2020
1Jansen Family Farms Inc *Kyle, TX 78640$62,782
2Robert E LehmanKyle, TX 78640$54,481
3Leonard C GermerMaxwell, TX 78656$20,289
4Charlene SpillmannKyle, TX 78640$11,224
5Jo Anne C GermerMaxwell, TX 78656$10,761
6Brian R EwaldSan Marcos, TX 78666$5,950
7Robert N JonesCedar Creek, TX 78612$3,007
8Curby D OhnheiserSan Marcos, TX 78666$1,442
9Rex D WiegandKyle, TX 78640$1,334
10Albert F BusseKyle, TX 78640$844
11Luanne SlaughterLevelland, TX 79336$796
12Walter Schmeltekopf JrKyle, TX 78640$596
13Preston HoganSan Marcos, TX 78667$515
14Sam Kimberlin JrAustin, TX 78731$482
15Robert E SchlorttKyle, TX 78640$415
16Gordon R SassmanUhland, TX 78640$108

* 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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