Coronavirus Food Assistance Program in Hidalgo County, Texas, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 12 of 12

Recipients of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program from farms in Hidalgo County, Texas totaled $633,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
1Johnny GuinWeslaco, TX 78599$176,634
2Escada Marketing Services LLCMission, TX 78574$148,289
3Rio Beef Feedyard IncEdinburg, TX 78540$127,072
4Rio Bank **Mcallen, TX 78501$64,812
5Karen ArnoldWeslaco, TX 78599$46,761
6Alejandro T MartinezLinn, TX 78563$29,660
7Troy D BradfordProgreso, TX 78579$14,930
8Danny E ArnoldWeslaco, TX 78599$9,828
9Israel DavilaMission, TX 78572$6,770
10Matias Xavier PenaEdinburg, TX 78542$5,573
11Jose C GutierrezDonna, TX 78537$1,390
12Adolfo VillanuevaEdinburg, TX 78542$894

* 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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