Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $162 million in 2017
Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 2017
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||2nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)||$131,286,716||80.9%||80.9%|
|2||1st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)||$15,883,988||9.8%||90.7%|
|3||3rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)||$4,563,939||2.8%||93.5%|
|4||4th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)||$1,951,264||1.2%||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 April 30, 2019.