Wheat Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $258 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Wheat Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$138,443,41853.6%53.6%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$43,064,65116.7%70.3%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$11,201,4584.3%74.6%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$3,866,5011.5%76.1%

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 October 31, 2019.


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