Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in Starr County, Texas, 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 18 of 18

Recipients of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) from farms in Starr County, Texas totaled $682,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Market Facilitation Program (MFP)
1Starr Feedyards LtdRio Grande City, TX 78582$152,861
2Chapotal FarmsMcallen, TX 78502$123,324
3White Rock FarmsEdinburg, TX 78541$113,815
4Respondek FarmsEdinburg, TX 78541$94,965
5F & T Farms And Cattle CoSullivan City, TX 78595$65,452
6G & H FarmsSan Isidro, TX 78588$53,530
7Wesley J VanderpoolSullivan City, TX 78595$17,340
8J Bar Land & Cattle Co LcMcallen, TX 78504$14,508
9Romualdo Solis JrRoma, TX 78584$13,471
10Eusebio Saenz JrSanta Elena, TX 78591$6,605
11Isaac V SulemanaSullivan City, TX 78595$5,423
12Darian J KotzurEdinburg, TX 78539$4,839
13Aracely VanderpoolSullivan City, TX 78595$4,793
14Campbell A PattonMission, TX 78573$3,755
15Silverio Gabriel SaenzMission, TX 78573$3,020
16Guadalupe Perez SaenzSanta Elena, TX 78591$2,331
17Frances S KotzurEdinburg, TX 78541$1,098
18Corydon J KobernatSan Antonio, TX 78233$828

* 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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