Commodity subsidies in Mercer County, Kentucky totaled $14.0 million from 1995-2019‡.
Congressional Districts in Mercer County, Kentucky Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||1st District of Kenucky (Rep. James Comer)||$1,557,924,167||57.1%||57.1%|
|2||2nd District of Kenucky (Rep. Brett Guthrie)||$598,098,607||21.9%||79.0%|
|3||6th District of Kenucky (Rep. Andy Barr)||$198,530,628||7.3%||86.3%|
|4||4th District of Kenucky (Rep. Thomas Massie)||$185,580,282||6.8%||93.1%|
|5||5th District of Kenucky (Rep. Harold Rogers)||$103,565,091||3.8%||96.9%|
|6||3rd District of Kenucky (Rep. John Yarmuth)||$4,007,676||0.1%||97.1%|
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.