Direct Payment Program in Ward County, Texas, 1995-2023

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 18 of 18

Recipients of Direct Payment Program from farms in Ward County, Texas totaled $270,000 in from 1995-2023.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Direct Payment Program
1Clarence Albert StephanCoyanosa, TX 79730$101,274
2Randy Russel BrandenburgGrandfalls, TX 79742$57,239
3George BrandenburgGrandfalls, TX 79742$31,142
4Rex D AllgoodBarstow, TX 79719$20,195
5Ernest E ArmstrongPecos, TX 79772$12,348
6Thomas Del BrandenburgGrandfalls, TX 79742$6,739
7R F FortLubbock, TX 79464$6,324
8Josh GrahamGrandfalls, TX 79742$5,426
9Edwin D MooreGuy, TX 77444$4,756
10Clinton StephanMonahans, TX 79756$3,940
11M Brad BennettMidland, TX 79710$3,273
12Clifford L KiddMonahans, TX 79756$3,270
13Charlotte B WilcoxGrandfalls, TX 79742$3,199
14Ed Armstrong & Brad BennettMidland, TX 79710$3,056
15Charlie L WilcoxGrandfalls, TX 79742$2,807
16Aaron R BrandenburgGrandfalls, TX 79742$2,002
17Jeff KesterGrandfalls, TX 79742$1,321
18Thomas C StephanImperial, TX 79743$1,273

* 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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