Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $218 million in 2018

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 2018

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$175,276,69280.2%80.2%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$15,428,5547.1%87.3%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$4,333,0102.0%89.3%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$1,644,6770.8%90.0%

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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