Dairy Program Subsidies in Minnesota totaled $478 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Minnesota Receiving dairy program subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Dairy Program Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Stearns County, Minnesota$69,860,91814.6%14.6%
2Winona County, Minnesota$28,744,5686.0%20.6%
3Morrison County, Minnesota$27,628,8135.8%26.4%
4Otter Tail County, Minnesota$24,222,0955.1%31.5%
5Goodhue County, Minnesota$20,790,5464.4%35.8%
6Wabasha County, Minnesota$20,767,3424.3%40.2%
7Todd County, Minnesota$17,412,5473.6%43.8%
8Benton County, Minnesota$12,806,9712.7%46.5%
9Carver County, Minnesota$12,719,1052.7%49.2%
10Wright County, Minnesota$12,202,9832.6%51.7%
11Fillmore County, Minnesota$12,166,7212.5%54.3%
12Houston County, Minnesota$11,663,0282.4%56.7%
13Olmsted County, Minnesota$10,738,5092.2%59.0%
14Brown County, Minnesota$8,974,6171.9%60.8%
15Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$8,583,5941.8%62.6%
16Douglas County, Minnesota$8,327,3521.7%64.4%
17Rice County, Minnesota$8,077,4511.7%66.1%
18McLeod County, Minnesota$8,036,5891.7%67.7%
19Sibley County, Minnesota$7,606,5291.6%69.3%
20Meeker County, Minnesota$6,985,0681.5%70.8%
21Scott County, Minnesota$6,760,6191.4%72.2%
22Pope County, Minnesota$6,549,3281.4%73.6%
23Becker County, Minnesota$6,284,6441.3%74.9%
24Pine County, Minnesota$6,137,3601.3%76.2%
25Steele County, Minnesota$5,331,4901.1%77.3%
26Mower County, Minnesota$5,209,9561.1%78.4%
27Dodge County, Minnesota$5,202,7951.1%79.5%
28Nicollet County, Minnesota$5,045,3231.1%80.5%
29Wadena County, Minnesota$4,923,2841.0%81.6%
30Pipestone County, Minnesota$4,830,9571.0%82.6%
31Dakota County, Minnesota$4,488,8820.9%83.5%
32Nobles County, Minnesota$4,364,8810.9%84.4%
33Mille Lacs County, Minnesota$4,231,1350.9%85.3%
34Murray County, Minnesota$3,994,3500.8%86.2%
35Le Sueur County, Minnesota$3,677,3260.8%86.9%
36Rock County, Minnesota$3,438,2350.7%87.6%
37Renville County, Minnesota$3,115,3310.7%88.3%
38Lincoln County, Minnesota$3,021,6500.6%88.9%
39Swift County, Minnesota$2,605,0370.5%89.5%
40Chisago County, Minnesota$2,536,3900.5%90.0%
41Kanabec County, Minnesota$2,228,3840.5%90.5%
42Waseca County, Minnesota$2,164,0750.5%90.9%
43Redwood County, Minnesota$2,095,6940.4%91.4%
44Hennepin County, Minnesota$2,093,1320.4%91.8%
45Polk County, Minnesota$2,030,4590.4%92.2%
46Roseau County, Minnesota$1,884,8130.4%92.6%
47Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$1,830,7440.4%93.0%
48Beltrami County, Minnesota$1,743,5500.4%93.4%
49Faribault County, Minnesota$1,726,4220.4%93.7%
50Cottonwood County, Minnesota$1,645,6030.3%94.1%
51Freeborn County, Minnesota$1,549,2590.3%94.4%
52Mahnomen County, Minnesota$1,529,7120.3%94.7%
53Carlton County, Minnesota$1,528,5110.3%95.0%
54Cass County, Minnesota$1,425,9980.3%95.3%
55Lyon County, Minnesota$1,328,3810.3%95.6%
56Crow Wing County, Minnesota$1,323,3430.3%95.9%
57Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$1,273,2800.3%96.2%
58Saint Louis County, Minnesota$1,258,9340.3%96.4%
59Stevens County, Minnesota$1,222,0280.3%96.7%
60Martin County, Minnesota$1,208,4090.3%96.9%
61Clay County, Minnesota$1,192,8260.2%97.2%
62Red Lake County, Minnesota$1,133,2300.2%97.4%
63Washington County, Minnesota$1,095,2290.2%97.6%
64Norman County, Minnesota$1,009,5650.2%97.9%
65Isanti County, Minnesota$880,3660.2%98.0%
66Grant County, Minnesota$809,4420.2%98.2%
67Watonwan County, Minnesota$804,4530.2%98.4%
68Sherburne County, Minnesota$797,6420.2%98.5%
69Blue Earth County, Minnesota$792,1280.2%98.7%
70Clearwater County, Minnesota$769,8400.2%98.9%
71Wilkin County, Minnesota$676,5030.1%99.0%
72Aitkin County, Minnesota$621,5640.1%99.1%
73Hubbard County, Minnesota$607,9960.1%99.3%
74Big Stone County, Minnesota$603,1210.1%99.4%
75Marshall County, Minnesota$554,5950.1%99.5%
76Jackson County, Minnesota$476,5030.1%99.6%
77Pennington County, Minnesota$388,6670.1%99.7%
78Kittson County, Minnesota$372,6220.1%99.8%
79Chippewa County, Minnesota$323,3770.1%99.8%
80Koochiching County, Minnesota$297,3710.1%99.9%
81Anoka County, Minnesota$194,6720.0%99.9%
82Itasca County, Minnesota$142,6780.0%100.0%
83Ramsey County, Minnesota$73,3190.0%100.0%
84Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota$55,4530.0%100.0%
85Traverse County, Minnesota$15,3160.0%100.0%

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 April 30, 2019.

 

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