Cotton Subsidies in Yazoo County, Mississippi totaled $265 million from 1995-2016.

Congressional Districts in Yazoo County, Mississippi Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2016

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$3,004,768,39961.6%61.6%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$351,489,8467.2%68.8%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Gregg Harper)$85,717,7031.8%70.6%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$20,479,0830.4%71.0%

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.

 

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