Rice Subsidies in the United States totaled $16.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Congressional Districts in the United States Receiving rice subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Rice Subsidies
Pct of
11st District of Arkansas (Rep. Rick Crawford)$5,438,809,78632.3%32.3%
23rd District of California (Rep. John Garamendi)$1,550,084,8689.2%41.5%
33rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$1,376,132,9078.2%49.7%
42nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$1,243,298,5367.4%57.1%
527th District of Texas (Rep. Michael Cloud)$837,270,7665.0%62.0%
68th District of Missouri (Rep. Jason Smith)$695,841,2264.1%66.2%
71st District of California (Rep. Doug LaMalfa)$650,852,9703.9%70.0%
85th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$616,744,6023.7%73.7%
94th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$376,181,4042.2%75.9%
104th District of Arkansas (Rep. Bruce Westerman)$346,941,6892.1%78.0%
1110th District of Texas (Rep. Michael McCaul)$343,228,6352.0%80.0%
1214th District of Texas (Rep. Randy Weber)$295,175,0641.8%81.8%
1336th District of Texas (Rep. Brian Babin)$281,265,0011.7%83.4%
142nd District of Arkansas (Rep. French Hill)$204,783,4381.2%84.7%
1522nd District of Texas (Rep. Pete Olson)$101,652,7540.6%85.3%
164th District of California (Rep. Tom McClintock)$40,965,9380.2%85.5%
1716th District of California (Rep. Jim Costa)$33,227,8450.2%85.7%
189th District of California (Rep. Jerry McNerney)$23,712,2090.1%85.8%
196th District of California (Rep. Doris Matsui)$19,176,3340.1%86.0%
207th District of California (Rep. Ami Bera)$14,500,1660.1%86.0%
214th District of Texas (Rep. John Ratcliffe)$11,777,6510.1%86.1%
226th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$10,611,4380.1%86.2%
232nd District of Texas (Rep. Dan Crenshaw)$9,492,5590.1%86.2%
241st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$8,869,5130.1%86.3%
2521st District of California (Rep. TJ Cox)$7,059,2860.0%86.3%
2610th District of California (Rep. Josh Harder)$7,010,8880.0%86.4%
277th District of Texas (Rep. Lizzie Fletcher)$5,959,2880.0%86.4%
288th District of Tennessee (Rep. David Kusthoff)$5,562,8120.0%86.4%
292nd District of Oklahoma (Rep. Markwayne Mullin)$4,994,6870.0%86.5%
3020th District of Florida (Rep. Alcee Hastings)$4,551,6480.0%86.5%
318th District of Texas (Rep. Kevin Brady)$4,067,6540.0%86.5%
323rd District of Arkansas (Rep. Steve Womack)$3,118,9410.0%86.5%
339th District of Texas (Rep. Al Green)$1,204,0260.0%86.5%
3412th District of Illinois (Rep. Mike Bost)$1,080,0280.0%86.5%
353rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$1,031,8600.0%86.6%
3625th District of Florida (Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart)$874,0020.0%86.6%
3722nd District of California (Rep. Devin Nunes)$803,3200.0%86.6%
3817th District of Florida (Rep. W. Gregory Steube)$687,5800.0%86.6%
391st District of Kenucky (Rep. James Comer)$551,7930.0%86.6%
4018th District of Texas (Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee)$463,6700.0%86.6%
4123rd District of California (Rep. Kevin McCarthy)$373,5240.0%86.6%
424th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$287,2220.0%86.6%
4334th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela)$105,5960.0%86.6%
4429th District of Texas (Rep. Sylvia Garcia)$102,4680.0%86.6%
457th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$50,9740.0%86.6%
4618th District of Florida (Rep. Brian Mast)$49,9620.0%86.6%
4715th District of California (Rep. Eric Swalwell)$31,1360.0%86.6%
482nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$28,8390.0%86.6%
492nd District of Florida (Rep. Neal Dunn)$27,3670.0%86.6%
506th District of Missouri (Rep. Sam Graves)$10,1720.0%86.6%
5117th District of Texas (Rep. Bill Flores)$6,9060.0%86.6%
525th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)$1,4450.0%86.6%
531st District of Alabama (Rep. Bradley Byrne)$7220.0%86.6%
546th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$4350.0%86.6%
557th District of Alabama (Rep. Terri Sewell)$2870.0%86.6%
565th District of California (Rep. Mike Thompson)$130.0%86.6%
577th District of New Jersey (Rep. Tom Malinowski)$100.0%86.6%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

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


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