Peanut Subsidies in Virginia totaled $279 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Virginia Receiving peanut subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Peanut Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
14th District of Virginia (Rep. Donald McEachin)$189,543,22268.0%68.0%
23rd District of Virginia (Rep. Robert Scott)$46,764,12516.8%84.8%
35th District of Virginia (Rep. Denver Riggleman)$882,6230.3%85.1%
42nd District of Virginia (Rep. Elaine Luria)$409,7940.1%85.3%
57th District of Virginia (Rep. Abigail Davis Spanberger)$124,0490.0%85.3%

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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag