Subtotal, Disaster Payments in 34th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela), 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 5,621

Recipients of Subtotal, Disaster Payments from farms in 34th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela) totaled $172,041,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Disaster Payments
1995-2020
1Prukop Farms *Premont, TX 78375$2,432,339
2Gwosdz Three Farms *Sandia, TX 78383$1,531,380
3T D Farms *Harlingen, TX 78552$1,273,868
4Mengers & Sons *Tynan, TX 78391$1,264,740
5Agri-steel *Harlingen, TX 78552$1,214,157
6Schneider Bros *Premont, TX 78375$1,165,793
7B & B Farms Ptn *Progreso, TX 78579$1,132,037
8Krenmueller Farms *San Juan, TX 78589$1,104,566
9Houser Farms *Sinton, TX 78387$1,090,864
10Berthold Farms *Beeville, TX 78102$1,020,965
11Albert & Sandra Perez Jv *Donna, TX 78537$1,007,858
12Hamilton Farms *Riviera, TX 78379$986,547
13Allen W Cohrs Farms *Donna, TX 78537$982,548
14Warrington Bros *Harlingen, TX 78550$978,582
15Klostermann Farms *Raymondville, TX 78580$921,527
16Nesloney Brothers Farms *Orange Grove, TX 78372$776,373
17Agua Dulce Farms *Alice, TX 78332$727,721
18Buena Vista Farms *Rio Hondo, TX 78583$719,261
19Swanberg Farms *Lyford, TX 78569$691,364
20Waters Farms *Rio Hondo, TX 78583$669,414

* 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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