Emergency Conservation in Hill County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 185

Recipients of Emergency Conservation from farms in Hill County, Texas totaled $2,766,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Emergency Conservation
1995-2020
1Maass Farms *Bynum, TX 76631$88,416
2Albert Brian SulakAquilla, TX 76622$85,626
3Charles C Blair JrHillsboro, TX 76645$73,544
4Sulak Farms A & D *Itasca, TX 76055$68,835
5Larry W DuttonLubbock, TX 79424$64,490
6Kyle MillerAbbott, TX 76621$58,637
7Schronk Agricultural Joint Ventur *Hillsboro, TX 76645$50,869
8Mary HerringtonWestworth Village, TX 76114$50,448
9Doris LillardMount Calm, TX 76673$50,355
10Machac Farms Jt Venture *Bynum, TX 76631$48,138
11Gerik Jt Venture R & M *Aquilla, TX 76622$48,065
12Two Vybiral Brothers *Abbott, TX 76621$47,748
13Charles GirardAbbott, TX 76621$45,825
14Jimmy D Lehmann Dba Lehmann FarmsHillsboro, TX 76645$45,645
15Eddie Ray SchulzMalone, TX 76660$44,557
16H-y Brothers Farms Inc *Abbott, TX 76621$43,374
17Bill GinderSpring, TX 77379$40,123
182-m Brothers *West, TX 76691$38,588
19David B HarshaArlington, TX 76016$36,703
20D & L Gerik Farms *Aquilla, TX 76622$34,696

* 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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