Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Matagorda County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 2,281

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Matagorda County, Texas totaled $347,688,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Ledwig Partners *Blessing, TX 77419$8,350,655
2Hansen Farm *Palacios, TX 77465$6,461,398
3Jenkins & Jenkins *Palacios, TX 77465$6,349,545
4M & W Kubecka Farms *Palacios, TX 77465$4,894,042
5Triangle Cattle Co Rice Farms *Bay City, TX 77414$4,722,896
6Gulf Coast Ag *Bay City, TX 77404$4,246,154
7Franzen Farms *Collegeport, TX 77428$3,941,998
8Maj Farms Partnership *Bay City, TX 77414$3,862,657
9Batchelder Farms *Palacios, TX 77465$2,945,155
10Victor And Barbara Corporon *Palacios, TX 77465$2,837,711
11Holsworth Farms *Collegeport, TX 77428$2,771,357
12Berglund Farms Jv *Wharton, TX 77488$2,646,491
13R & C Farms *Lane City, TX 77453$2,621,948
14First State Bank **Blessing, TX 77419$2,512,541
15Minze Agriculture Partnership *Katy, TX 77492$2,503,227
16M & M Farms *Palacios, TX 77465$2,306,847
17J & J Farms *Bay City, TX 77414$2,200,655
18Brent & Lisa Batchelder Farms *Palacios, TX 77465$2,124,912
19Douglas T & Rebecca Huebner Farms *Bay City, TX 77404$2,107,876
20David & Linda Popek Farms *Bay City, TX 77414$1,903,916

* 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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