Sorghum Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $118 million from 1995-2020‡.
Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2020‡
|1||5th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)||$66,631,270||56.5%||56.5%|
|2||4th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)||$11,534,611||9.8%||66.2%|
|3||3rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)||$10,512,088||8.9%||75.1%|
|4||6th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)||$772,441||0.7%||75.8%|
|5||2nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)||$13,089||0.0%||75.8%|
|6||1st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)||$3,769||0.0%||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.