Wheat Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $260 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$139,390,13753.6%53.6%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$43,051,99316.6%70.2%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$11,148,6024.3%74.5%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$3,873,7601.5%76.0%

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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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