Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $162 million in 2017

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 2017

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$131,286,71680.9%80.9%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$15,883,9889.8%90.7%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$4,563,9392.8%93.5%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$1,951,2641.2%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.


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