Conservation payments in Minnesota totaled $2.7 billion from 1995-2017.

Congressional Districts in Minnesota Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank District Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
17th District of Minnesota (Rep. Collin Peterson)$1,665,700,44062.0%62.0%
21st District of Minnesota (Rep. Tim Walz)$494,151,40418.4%80.3%
32nd District of Minnesota (Rep. Jason Lewis)$65,272,4982.4%82.8%
46th District of Minnesota (Rep. Tom Emmer)$43,488,2061.6%84.4%
58th District of Minnesota (Rep. Rick Nolan)$29,575,3671.1%85.5%
63rd District of Minnesota (Rep. Erik Paulsen)$4,034,9300.2%85.6%
74th District of Minnesota (Rep. Betty McCollum)$568,6630.0%85.7%
85th District of Minnesota (Rep. Keith Ellison)$243,6540.0%85.7%

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.


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