Sorghum Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $82.7 million from 1995-2020‡.
Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2020‡
|1||2nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)||$44,201,246||53.4%||53.4%|
|2||1st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)||$16,885,966||20.4%||73.9%|
|3||3rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)||$2,676,229||3.2%||77.1%|
|4||4th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)||$482,026||0.6%||77.7%|
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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.