Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in Taylor County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 332

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in Taylor County, Texas totaled $845,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1995-2020
1Capital Farm Credit, Pca **Hawley, TX 79525$158,574
2Toombs & Toombs *Merkel, TX 79536$57,824
3Malone Farms *Merkel, TX 79536$45,036
4First Financial Bank **Sweetwater, TX 79556$26,974
5Taylor E GriffithHawley, TX 79525$21,458
6Best Farms *Merkel, TX 79536$17,317
7Gaylon Joe BrnovakMerkel, TX 79536$15,650
8Prosperity Bank **Abilene, TX 79601$13,960
9Adrian E CampbellAbilene, TX 79601$13,694
10Roscoe State BankRoscoe, TX 79545$13,372
11Earthbound Resources LLCMerkel, TX 79536$12,245
12Lloyd Williams JrTrent, TX 79561$11,717
13G R BoulterTuscola, TX 79562$11,629
14Debra A TownsendTrent, TX 79561$10,354
15Bradley P VolcekMerkel, TX 79536$9,482
16James BoydMerkel, TX 79536$8,078
17Connie Mack SeymoreMerkel, TX 79536$7,511
18Griffith North End Lp Dba North E *Abilene, TX 79601$7,017
19Freddy ToombsMerkel, TX 79536$6,920
20Brent L ToombsMerkel, TX 79536$6,920

* 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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