Conservation payments in 1st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer) totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 39 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%9%107$3,478,807$32,512
Top 2%14%214$5,693,185$26,604
Top 3%19%321$7,485,137$23,318
Top 4%23%429$9,031,233$21,052
Top 5%26%536$10,372,442$19,352
Top 6%29%643$11,580,998$18,011
Top 7%32%750$12,684,082$16,912
Top 8%34%858$13,696,529$15,963
Top 9%36%965$14,614,789$15,145
Top 10%39%1,072$15,461,353$14,423
Top 11%41%1,179$16,239,641$13,774
Top 12%42%1,287$16,961,816$13,179
Top 13%44%1,394$17,623,046$12,642
Top 14%46%1,501$18,257,055$12,163
Top 15%47%1,609$18,884,412$11,737
Top 16%49%1,716$19,494,992$11,361
Top 17%50%1,823$20,093,430$11,022
Top 18%52%1,930$20,680,763$10,715
Top 19%53%2,038$21,262,474$10,433
Top 20%54%2,145$21,827,187$10,176
Remaining 80% of recips.46%8,582$18,245,727$2,126

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

 

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