Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Minnesota totaled $30.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Minnesota Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
17th District of Minnesota (Rep. Collin Peterson)$3,186,77610.5%10.5%
21st District of Minnesota (Rep. Jim Hagedorn)$1,266,9534.2%14.7%
32nd District of Minnesota (Rep. Angie Craig)$16,1020.1%14.8%
46th District of Minnesota (Rep. Tom Emmer)$6,5260.0%14.8%

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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