Rice Subsidies in the United States totaled $15.3 billion from 1995-2016.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Congressional Districts in the United States Receiving rice subsidies, 1995-2016

Rank District Rice Subsidies
Pct of
11st District of Arkansas (Rep. Rick Crawford)$4,891,768,69531.9%31.9%
23rd District of California (Rep. John Garamendi)$1,513,063,2349.9%41.7%
33rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$1,252,996,4518.2%49.9%
42nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$1,119,059,3387.3%57.2%
527th District of Texas (Rep. Blake Farenthold)$756,768,2074.9%62.1%
61st District of California (Rep. Doug LaMalfa)$636,420,3424.1%66.3%
78th District of Missouri (Rep. Jason Smith)$609,875,2194.0%70.3%
85th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$559,268,2223.6%73.9%
94th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$341,652,2552.2%76.1%
1010th District of Texas (Rep. Michael McCaul)$315,518,1832.1%78.2%
114th District of Arkansas (Rep. Bruce Westerman)$307,593,7312.0%80.2%
1214th District of Texas (Rep. Randy Weber)$267,342,6331.7%81.9%
1336th District of Texas (Rep. Brian Babin)$257,052,1181.7%83.6%
142nd District of Arkansas (Rep. French Hill)$179,932,2961.2%84.8%
1522nd District of Texas (Rep. Pete Olson)$91,269,7600.6%85.4%
164th District of California (Rep. Tom McClintock)$39,459,5670.3%85.6%
1716th District of California (Rep. Jim Costa)$33,978,9330.2%85.9%
189th District of California (Rep. Jerry McNerney)$23,558,6340.2%86.0%
196th District of California (Rep. Doris Matsui)$17,445,9320.1%86.1%
207th District of California (Rep. Ami Bera)$14,391,8310.1%86.2%
214th District of Texas (Rep. John Ratcliffe)$10,835,8140.1%86.3%
226th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$9,605,3970.1%86.4%
231st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$8,324,8120.1%86.4%
2421st District of California (Rep. David Valado)$7,114,0120.0%86.5%
2510th District of California (Rep. Jeff Denham)$6,967,0720.0%86.5%
262nd District of Texas (Rep. Ted Poe)$6,817,7820.0%86.5%
277th District of Texas (Rep. John Culberson)$5,828,8120.0%86.6%
288th District of Tennessee (Rep. David Kusthoff)$4,859,6520.0%86.6%
292nd District of Oklahoma (Rep. Markwayne Mullin)$4,642,3940.0%86.6%
3020th District of Florida (Rep. Alcee Hastings)$4,457,1140.0%86.7%
318th District of Texas (Rep. Kevin Brady)$3,544,5290.0%86.7%
323rd District of Arkansas (Rep. Steve Womack)$2,401,0200.0%86.7%
339th District of Texas (Rep. Al Green)$1,077,2830.0%86.7%
343rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Gregg Harper)$926,8220.0%86.7%
3525th District of Florida (Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart)$869,8660.0%86.7%
3612th District of Illinois (Rep. Mike Bost)$803,7820.0%86.7%
3717th District of Florida (Rep. Tom Rooney)$683,5480.0%86.7%
3822nd District of California (Rep. Devin Nunes)$634,3900.0%86.7%
391st District of Kenucky (Rep. James Comer)$510,6840.0%86.7%
4018th District of Texas (Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee)$463,6700.0%86.7%
4123rd District of California (Rep. Kevin McCarthy)$372,3110.0%86.8%
424th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$286,3350.0%86.8%
4329th District of Texas (Rep. Gene Green)$102,4680.0%86.8%
4434th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela)$52,0810.0%86.8%
4518th District of Florida (Rep. Brian Mast)$49,9620.0%86.8%
4615th District of California (Rep. Eric Swalwell)$31,1360.0%86.8%
477th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$30,0680.0%86.8%
482nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$28,8390.0%86.8%
492nd District of Florida (Rep. Neal Dunn)$27,3670.0%86.8%
5017th District of Texas (Rep. Bill Flores)$5,6680.0%86.8%
516th District of Missouri (Rep. Sam Graves)$4,1800.0%86.8%
525th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)$1,4450.0%86.8%
531st District of Alabama (Rep. Bradley Byrne)$7220.0%86.8%
546th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$3850.0%86.8%
557th District of Alabama (Rep. Terri Sewell)$2660.0%86.8%
565th District of California (Rep. Mike Thompson)$130.0%86.8%
577th District of New Jersey (Rep. Leonard Lance)$100.0%86.8%

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.


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