Sorghum Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $118 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank District Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$66,631,27056.5%56.5%
24th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$11,534,6119.8%66.2%
33rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$10,512,0888.9%75.1%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$772,4410.7%75.8%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$13,0890.0%75.8%
61st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$3,7690.0%75.8%

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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