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Butte County, South Dakota Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $64.5 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $25.9 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $7.38 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $13.5 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $17.7 million in disaster subsidies.
  • South Dakota ranking: 8 of 50 States
  • 26 percent of farms in South Dakota did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.
  • Ten percent collected 65 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $37.3 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $19,432 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $592 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Butte County, South Dakota, 2010:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2010
Subsidy Total
2010
1 Livestock Subsidies
 62**   $655,905
2 Corn Subsidies**
 0**   $528,480
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 0**   $453,762
4 Conservation Reserve Program
 35   $259,648
5 Env. Quality Incentive Program
 5   $103,104