Commodity subsidies in Butler County, Iowa totaled $249 million from 1995-2019‡.
Congressional Districts in Butler County, Iowa Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||4th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)||$9,772,867,267||49.4%||49.4%|
|2||1st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)||$4,382,538,969||22.2%||71.6%|
|3||2nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)||$3,074,772,928||15.6%||87.1%|
|4||3rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)||$2,080,852,997||10.5%||97.7%|
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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.