Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Mississippi totaled $21.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$2,544,62111.8%11.8%
23rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$1,017,9144.7%16.5%
31st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$163,5170.8%17.3%

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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