Conservation payments in Tennessee totaled $504 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Tennessee Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
18th District of Tennessee (Rep. David Kusthoff)$242,005,46548.0%48.0%
27th District of Tennessee (Rep. Mark Green)$100,462,89819.9%68.0%
36th District of Tennessee (Rep. John Rose)$23,981,5144.8%72.7%
44th District of Tennessee (Rep. Scott DesJarlais)$17,302,9023.4%76.2%
59th District of Tennessee (Rep. Steve Cohen)$7,183,4851.4%77.6%
63rd District of Tennessee (Rep. Charles Fleischmann)$5,006,8821.0%78.6%
71st District of Tennessee (Rep. Phil Roe)$4,079,8170.8%79.4%
82nd District of Tennessee (Rep. Tim Burchett)$3,031,3670.6%80.0%
95th District of Tennessee (Rep. Jim Cooper)$2,622,7150.5%80.5%

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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