Total Dairy Program in Washington County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 25

Recipients of Total Dairy Program from farms in Washington County, Texas totaled $542,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Dairy Program
1995-2020
14 G Dairy *Chappell Hill, TX 77426$223,334
2R Kettler & Co Dairy *Brenham, TX 77833$93,613
3Wilbert KettlerBrenham, TX 77833$37,358
4Dinah NiemeyerBrenham, TX 77833$28,107
5John F BeckendorfBrenham, TX 77833$26,787
6Daniel R EngelingBrenham, TX 77833$26,706
7John Lane KettlerBrenham, TX 77833$25,322
8Walter R SchultzBrenham, TX 77833$23,194
9Elroy MaassBrenham, TX 77833$23,184
10Edwin A Seeker JrBrenham, TX 77833$15,387
11Alvin Gene GurkaChappell Hill, TX 77426$2,827
12Joseph William GurkaChappell Hill, TX 77426$2,827
13Bluebonnet Lane Farm *Brenham, TX 77833$2,340
14Ashorn Dairy IncBrenham, TX 77833$2,231
15Wonder Hill Dairy Inc *Brenham, TX 77833$2,214
16Dorothy Jacqueline RotelloMillican, TX 77866$1,885
17Ronald W LuhnBrenham, TX 77833$1,614
18Raymond KettlerBrenham, TX 77833$960
19Douglas R KettlerBrenham, TX 77833$852
20Clinton P KettlerWashington, TX 77880$528

* 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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