Emergency Conservation in Wharton County, Texas, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 11 of 11

Recipients of Emergency Conservation from farms in Wharton County, Texas totaled $61,686 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Emergency Conservation
2018
1Keith KrestaWharton, TX 77488$14,180
2Zahn Family Trust *Katy, TX 77450$10,744
3Silver Star Ranch Lp *Wharton, TX 77488$8,998
4Sand Bar Cattle Co *Boling, TX 77420$8,856
5Wayne GuessBoling, TX 77420$8,341
6Sloan WilliamsHungerford, TX 77448$4,187
7Frank J FelcmanWharton, TX 77488$2,671
8Josh T LockhartRichmond, TX 77469$1,898
9Gerard KrenekWharton, TX 77488$1,101
10Krenek Family Living Trust A *Wharton, TX 77488$450
11Alfred MooreHungerford, TX 77448$260

* 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.”

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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