Conservation payments in Polk County, Iowa totaled $16.6 million from 1995-2017.

Congressional Districts in Polk County, Iowa Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank District Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
12nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)$1,450,203,70427.1%27.1%
24th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)$1,384,419,25425.8%52.9%
31st District of Iowa (Rep. Rod Blum)$1,163,487,80521.7%74.6%
43rd District of Iowa (Rep. David Young)$825,496,35415.4%90.0%

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.


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