Total Direct Payments in Matagorda County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 1,181

Recipients of Total Direct Payments from farms in Matagorda County, Texas totaled $87,973,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Direct Payments
1995-2020
1Ledwig Partners *Blessing, TX 77419$1,673,733
2M & W Kubecka Farms *Palacios, TX 77465$1,355,020
3Hansen Farm *Palacios, TX 77465$1,265,228
4Triangle Cattle Co Rice Farms *Bay City, TX 77414$1,153,964
5Jenkins & Jenkins *Palacios, TX 77465$977,497
6Sr Farms *Van Vleck, TX 77482$882,992
7Franzen Farms *Collegeport, TX 77428$875,994
8R & C Farms *Lane City, TX 77453$863,246
9Maj Farms Partnership *Bay City, TX 77414$862,293
10Douglas T & Rebecca Huebner Farms *Bay City, TX 77404$854,331
11Gulf Coast Ag *Bay City, TX 77404$844,182
12Victor And Barbara Corporon *Palacios, TX 77465$819,139
13David & Linda Popek Farms *Bay City, TX 77414$804,553
14M & M Farms *Palacios, TX 77465$753,227
15Franz Agriculture *Bay City, TX 77414$713,120
16Kenneth Mckissick Jr Farms *Markham, TX 77456$646,907
17J & J Farms *Bay City, TX 77414$603,655
18Popek & Son *Bay City, TX 77404$547,965
19P & C Farm & Ranch *Elmaton, TX 77440$537,076
20Berglund Farms Jv *Wharton, TX 77488$531,538

* 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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