Wheat Subsidies in Colorado totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Colorado Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
14th District of Colorado (Rep. Ken Buck)$1,171,682,96958.5%58.5%
23rd District of Colorado (Rep. Scott Tipton)$69,700,7853.5%62.0%
36th District of Colorado (Rep. Jason Crow)$13,238,4430.7%62.7%
42nd District of Colorado (Rep. Joe Neguse)$8,125,2180.4%63.1%
55th District of Colorado (Rep. Doug Lamborn)$2,432,2100.1%63.2%
67th District of Colorado (Rep. Ed Perlmutter)$2,133,0150.1%63.3%
71st District of Colorado (Rep. Diana DeGette)$2,054,5230.1%63.4%

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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