Sugar Beet Subsidies in the United States totaled $242 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank District Sugar Beet Subsidies
Pct of
17th District of Minnesota (Rep. Collin Peterson)$73,764,04030.5%30.5%
2At-large District of North Dakota (Rep. Kelly Armstrong)$38,632,68416.0%46.4%
32nd District of Idaho (Rep. Michael Simpson)$32,720,68813.5%60.0%
410th District of Michigan (Rep. Paul Mitchell)$12,951,3575.4%65.3%
51st District of Idaho (Rep. Russ Fulcher)$10,475,4864.3%69.6%
64th District of Colorado (Rep. Ken Buck)$9,872,9214.1%73.7%
73rd District of Nebraska (Rep. Adrian Smith)$9,110,6273.8%77.5%
8At-large District of Wyoming (Rep. Liz Cheney)$7,985,3283.3%80.8%
9At-large District of Montana (Rep. Greg Gianforte)$6,628,4792.7%83.5%
102nd District of Oregon (Rep. Greg Walden)$5,199,0022.1%85.7%
114th District of Michigan (Rep. John Moolenaar)$4,645,7271.9%87.6%
125th District of Michigan (Rep. Dan Kildee)$2,865,7421.2%88.8%
1316th District of California (Rep. Jim Costa)$1,866,4370.8%89.5%
142nd District of Colorado (Rep. Joe Neguse)$1,273,3310.5%90.1%
154th District of Washington (Rep. Dan Newhouse)$1,159,8710.5%90.5%
1621st District of California (Rep. TJ Cox)$715,8920.3%90.8%
1734th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela)$707,5760.3%91.1%
181st District of California (Rep. Doug LaMalfa)$689,2460.3%91.4%
193rd District of California (Rep. John Garamendi)$591,2280.2%91.7%
207th District of Michigan (Rep. Tim Walberg)$392,5960.2%91.8%
2115th District of Texas (Rep. Vicente Gonzalez)$389,4220.2%92.0%
224th District of Ohio (Rep. Jim Jordan)$357,6750.1%92.1%
236th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$349,3750.1%92.3%
249th District of California (Rep. Jerry McNerney)$253,1270.1%92.4%
251st District of Minnesota (Rep. Jim Hagedorn)$226,1560.1%92.5%
265th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$198,9160.1%92.5%
275th District of Ohio (Rep. Robert Latta)$181,9750.1%92.6%
285th District of Washington (Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers)$180,0000.1%92.7%
292nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$155,7210.1%92.8%
3022nd District of California (Rep. Devin Nunes)$144,7850.1%92.8%
313rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$132,1930.1%92.9%
3210th District of California (Rep. Josh Harder)$94,5850.0%92.9%
3317th District of Florida (Rep. W. Gregory Steube)$79,9250.0%92.9%
349th District of Ohio (Rep. Marcy Kaptur)$79,2590.0%93.0%
3520th District of California (Rep. Jimmy Panetta)$39,9850.0%93.0%
363rd District of Colorado (Rep. Scott Tipton)$39,9820.0%93.0%
371st District of Utah (Rep. Rob Bishop)$39,7830.0%93.0%
381st District of Nebraska (Rep. Jeff Fortenberry)$25,7010.0%93.0%
397th District of California (Rep. Ami Bera)$24,2370.0%93.1%
406th District of Colorado (Rep. Jason Crow)$20,4670.0%93.1%
412nd District of Hawaii (Rep. Tulsi Gabbard)$20,0000.0%93.1%
4225th District of Florida (Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart)$20,0000.0%93.1%
434th District of California (Rep. Tom McClintock)$20,0000.0%93.1%
441st District of Michigan (Rep. Jack Bergman)$19,9790.0%93.1%
452nd District of Utah (Rep. Chris Stewart)$19,8960.0%93.1%
463rd District of Oklahoma (Rep. Frank Lucas)$16,9920.0%93.1%
473rd District of Michigan (Rep. Justin Amash)$13,8660.0%93.1%
487th District of Colorado (Rep. Ed Perlmutter)$12,5870.0%93.1%
491st District of Colorado (Rep. Diana DeGette)$9,7900.0%93.1%
5015th District of California (Rep. Eric Swalwell)$4,3700.0%93.1%
514th District of Kansas (Rep. Ron Estes)$2710.0%93.1%

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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