Sugar Beet Subsidies in Minnesota totaled $89.0 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Minnesota Receiving sugar beet subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Sugar Beet Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Polk County, Minnesota$12,278,23413.8%13.8%
2Marshall County, Minnesota$9,816,96611.0%24.8%
3Kittson County, Minnesota$8,616,3559.7%34.5%
4Clay County, Minnesota$8,218,5719.2%43.7%
5Norman County, Minnesota$7,927,5948.9%52.6%
6Chippewa County, Minnesota$7,466,2958.4%61.0%
7Wilkin County, Minnesota$7,437,7208.4%69.4%
8Renville County, Minnesota$7,021,5767.9%77.2%
9Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$4,033,7994.5%81.8%
10Grant County, Minnesota$2,136,3882.4%84.2%
11Traverse County, Minnesota$2,081,7352.3%86.5%
12$1,992,3232.2%88.8%
13Becker County, Minnesota$1,846,4982.1%90.8%
14Stevens County, Minnesota$1,295,5751.5%92.3%
15Mahnomen County, Minnesota$1,051,0261.2%93.5%
16Redwood County, Minnesota$984,4821.1%94.6%
17Otter Tail County, Minnesota$849,1311.0%95.5%
18Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$771,1820.9%96.4%
19Swift County, Minnesota$673,8140.8%97.1%
20Stearns County, Minnesota$457,1230.5%97.7%
21McLeod County, Minnesota$327,3660.4%98.0%
22Pope County, Minnesota$290,4110.3%98.3%
23Brown County, Minnesota$261,5190.3%98.6%
24Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$245,9410.3%98.9%
25Sibley County, Minnesota$208,5590.2%99.2%
26Meeker County, Minnesota$130,5670.1%99.3%
27Douglas County, Minnesota$119,8990.1%99.4%
28Nicollet County, Minnesota$119,6910.1%99.6%
29Red Lake County, Minnesota$76,9840.1%99.7%
30Pennington County, Minnesota$69,5380.1%99.7%
31Big Stone County, Minnesota$65,2870.1%99.8%
32Beltrami County, Minnesota$39,9640.0%99.9%
33Lincoln County, Minnesota$39,9220.0%99.9%
34Morrison County, Minnesota$19,9990.0%99.9%
35Carver County, Minnesota$19,9900.0%99.9%
36Lyon County, Minnesota$19,9720.0%100.0%
37Watonwan County, Minnesota$18,0840.0%100.0%
38Cottonwood County, Minnesota$13,7420.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

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

 

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