Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in Wharton County, Texas, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 4,739

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in Wharton County, Texas totaled $687,125,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020
1Gertson Farms Partnership *Lissie, TX 77454$13,167,045
2Hlavinka Cattle Co Jv *East Bernard, TX 77435$8,257,199
3F D G Farms *Wharton, TX 77488$6,812,301
4Triple A Farming Co *Eagle Lake, TX 77434$6,610,277
5Rachunek Brothers Farms *Wharton, TX 77488$6,435,531
6Frank Zboril Jr & Sons *El Campo, TX 77437$6,252,041
7Jcb Farms Joint Venture *East Bernard, TX 77435$5,733,474
8Jones Creek Farms Jv *El Campo, TX 77437$5,599,896
9441-s Farms *Louise, TX 77455$4,865,176
10Horizon Farms Jv *Wharton, TX 77488$4,770,634
11Dorotik Farms *El Campo, TX 77437$4,732,390
12Arthur A Priesmeyer & Sons *El Campo, TX 77437$4,540,402
13Pierce Ranch *Pierce, TX 77467$4,347,082
14First State Bank **Blessing, TX 77419$4,345,439
15Capital Farm Credit **El Campo, TX 77437$4,055,883
16Countyline Farms J V *Eagle Lake, TX 77434$3,936,875
17Roades Farms Jv *Louise, TX 77455$3,862,760
18R4 Farms Partnership *El Campo, TX 77437$3,822,952
19Pin Oak Farms II *Louise, TX 77455$3,718,735
20Mark English Jv *El Campo, TX 77437$3,529,215

* 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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