Conservation payments in Mississippi totaled $50.5 million in 2017

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 2017

Rank District Subtotal, Conservation Programs
2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$24,560,71048.6%48.6%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$12,054,66123.9%72.5%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Gregg Harper)$5,675,54811.2%83.7%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$2,500,4865.0%88.7%

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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