Livestock Subsidies in Iowa totaled $347 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Iowa Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Livestock Subsidies
Pct of
14th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)$127,447,44636.8%36.8%
22nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)$88,412,88225.5%62.3%
31st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)$81,433,83323.5%85.8%
43rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)$44,828,67712.9%98.7%

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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