Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Iowa totaled $46.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Iowa Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
14th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)$2,703,0675.8%5.8%
22nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)$945,6902.0%7.8%
31st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)$426,0830.9%8.7%
43rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)$264,5390.6%9.3%

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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