Rice Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving rice subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Rice Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
13rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$1,376,132,90754.3%54.3%
25th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$616,744,60224.3%78.6%
34th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$376,181,40414.8%93.4%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$10,611,4380.4%93.8%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$28,8390.0%93.9%

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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