Commodity subsidies in Polk County, Iowa totaled $4.1 million in 2018

Congressional Districts in Polk County, Iowa Receiving Commodity Payments, 2018

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
14th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)$346,122,83748.4%48.4%
22nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)$149,748,43921.0%69.4%
31st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)$146,440,18720.5%89.9%
43rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)$63,046,6178.8%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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