Conservation Reserve Program in Hidalgo County, Texas, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 14 of 14

Recipients of Conservation Reserve Program from farms in Hidalgo County, Texas totaled $160,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Conservation Reserve Program
2020
1Ida Mae Keller EstateEdinburg, TX 78541$52,375
2Jerome Kotzur 2004 Trust *Edinburg, TX 78541$32,114
3Richard Kotzur Jr 2004 Trust *Edinburg, TX 78541$32,114
4Mary H GwinWichita Falls, TX 76308$18,534
5Beatrice VelaEdinburg, TX 78542$5,072
6Nelda T GuerraEdinburg, TX 78539$5,072
7Ricardo J GuerraEdinburg, TX 78542$5,072
8Guillermo GuerraEdinburg, TX 78539$2,536
9Laura GuerraMcallen, TX 78504$2,536
10Bobbie M BoeningSan Antonio, TX 78247$1,430
11Mollee M ClarkSan Antonio, TX 78229$1,375
12Kellee CortiLeadville, CO 80461$468
13Jason RidgwayStuart, FL 34994$466
14James Eaton IIISan Antonio, TX 78209$466

* 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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