Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $433 million in 2019

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 2019

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$349,679,30180.8%80.8%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$59,388,00313.7%94.5%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$16,497,9723.8%98.3%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$4,207,0121.0%99.3%

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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