Commodity subsidies in Benton County, Minnesota totaled $73.8 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Benton County, Minnesota Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
17th District of Minnesota (Rep. Collin Peterson)$6,504,258,46148.8%48.8%
21st District of Minnesota (Rep. Jim Hagedorn)$4,627,820,88134.7%83.6%
32nd District of Minnesota (Rep. Angie Craig)$677,145,9825.1%88.6%
46th District of Minnesota (Rep. Tom Emmer)$433,653,3373.3%91.9%
58th District of Minnesota (Rep. Pete Stauber)$331,815,1602.5%94.4%
63rd District of Minnesota (Rep. Dean Phillips)$32,757,4340.2%94.6%
74th District of Minnesota (Rep. Betty McCollum)$10,404,0020.1%94.7%
85th District of Minnesota (Rep. Ilhan Omar)$186,4980.0%94.7%

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.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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