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Sully County, South Dakota Summary Information

Crop Insurance is becoming more important to farmers than Direct Payments
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  • $280 million in subsidies 1995-2012.
  • $137 million in commodity subsidies.
  • $97.0 million in crop insurance subsidies.
  • $17.0 million in conservation subsidies.
  • $28.8 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 64 percent of all subsidies.
  • Amounting to $118 million over 18 years.
  • Top 10%: $72,017 average per year between 1995 and 2012.
  • Bottom 80%: $2,189 average per year between 1995 and 2012.

Top programs in Sully County, South Dakota, 2005:

Rank Program
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Number of Recipients
2005
Subsidy Total
2005
1 Corn Subsidies**
 379   $5,479,034
2 Disaster Payments
 306   $5,092,358
3 Wheat Subsidies**
 417   $4,770,187
4 Sunflower Subsidies**
 334   $1,434,783
5 Conservation Reserve Program
 166   $825,864