Conservation payments in Mississippi totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$497,707,84239.2%39.2%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$322,305,52625.4%64.5%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$184,597,84614.5%79.1%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$83,674,1326.6%85.6%

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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