Wheat Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $161 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Wheat Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$46,225,72828.7%28.7%
24th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$25,748,49816.0%44.8%
33rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$17,715,93911.0%55.8%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$13,563,0468.4%64.2%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$3,301,7942.1%66.3%
61st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$62,5550.0%66.3%

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.

 

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