Commodity subsidies in Van Buren County, Iowa totaled $68.3 million from 1995-2019‡.
Congressional Districts in Van Buren County, Iowa Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||4th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)||$10,111,439,469||49.4%||49.4%|
|2||1st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)||$4,513,300,162||22.0%||71.4%|
|3||2nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)||$3,177,352,119||15.5%||87.0%|
|4||3rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)||$2,159,471,251||10.5%||97.5%|
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 October 31, 2019.