Total Agricultural Risk Coverage in 34th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela), 2020

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 47

Recipients of Total Agricultural Risk Coverage from farms in 34th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela) totaled $248,000 in in 2020.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total Agricultural Risk Coverage
1L & L Farms *Brownsville, TX 78521$52,343
2Cj Farms *Harlingen, TX 78550$47,914
3First Community Bank & Randy & An **San Benito, TX 78586$40,800
4Rio Rancho FarmsHarlingen, TX 78550$20,201
5Robert B Ballenger JrSebastian, TX 78594$18,979
6Chris BauerRancho Viejo, TX 78575$12,524
7Texas National Bank **Premont, TX 78375$10,399
8Edward F BauerLa Feria, TX 78559$6,427
9Byron T VassbergHarlingen, TX 78552$6,050
10Carlos Pena JrGoliad, TX 77963$4,204
11Flores Farms Jv *Brownsville, TX 78520$3,936
12Capital One Bank National Associa **Lake Charles, LA 70602$3,737
13Vasquez Brothers Farms *San Benito, TX 78586$3,089
14Bill R McmurraySan Benito, TX 78586$2,671
15Mark Abbott Farms *Harlingen, TX 78550$2,276
16Robert B Ballenger Jr Trust *Sebastian, TX 78594$1,670
17Rosie CapetilloRaymondville, TX 78580$1,142
183c Ag Services LLCLa Feria, TX 78559$1,054
19Youngblood Fam Tr Portion A *Harlingen, TX 78551$1,008
20Youngblood Fam Tr Portion BHarlingen, TX 78551$1,008

* 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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