Wheat Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $162 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank District Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$46,600,42228.8%28.8%
24th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$25,871,10016.0%44.8%
33rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$17,774,73211.0%55.7%
46th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$13,669,1448.4%64.2%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$3,276,7332.0%66.2%
61st District of Louisiana (Rep. Steve Scalise)$62,5550.0%66.2%

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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