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McCook County, South Dakota Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $189 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $111 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $50.8 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $14.2 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $12.9 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 $89.5 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $29,982 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $916 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in McCook County, South Dakota, 2009:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2009
Subsidy Total
2009
1 Corn Subsidies**
 9**   $4,955,736
2 Soybean Subsidies**
 8**   $2,395,791
3 Conservation Reserve Program
 305   $749,165
4 Dairy Program Subsidies
 20**   $388,465
5 Livestock Subsidies
 4**   $41,324