Commodity subsidies in Minnesota totaled $12.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Minnesota Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Renville County, Minnesota$393,942,1043.1%3.1%
2Polk County, Minnesota$383,313,7483.0%6.0%
3Martin County, Minnesota$357,579,8882.8%8.8%
4Redwood County, Minnesota$337,875,3192.6%11.5%
5Faribault County, Minnesota$322,096,7842.5%14.0%
6Blue Earth County, Minnesota$310,092,6762.4%16.4%
7Nobles County, Minnesota$304,789,8702.4%18.8%
8Mower County, Minnesota$303,846,2372.4%21.1%
9Freeborn County, Minnesota$296,760,5162.3%23.4%
10Stearns County, Minnesota$292,943,2842.3%25.7%
11Jackson County, Minnesota$287,940,5912.2%28.0%
12Marshall County, Minnesota$283,240,3372.2%30.2%
13Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$269,161,3822.1%32.2%
14Cottonwood County, Minnesota$268,346,0902.1%34.3%
15Fillmore County, Minnesota$261,960,4282.0%36.4%
16Murray County, Minnesota$254,765,3802.0%38.4%
17Swift County, Minnesota$244,909,6691.9%40.3%
18Lyon County, Minnesota$244,071,8501.9%42.2%
19Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$240,568,9861.9%44.0%
20Goodhue County, Minnesota$237,615,2821.8%45.9%
21Brown County, Minnesota$235,070,9411.8%47.7%
22Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$233,858,5501.8%49.5%
23Stevens County, Minnesota$218,694,2001.7%51.2%
24Otter Tail County, Minnesota$216,117,8171.7%52.9%
25Chippewa County, Minnesota$215,849,2961.7%54.6%
26Sibley County, Minnesota$211,082,4011.6%56.2%
27Norman County, Minnesota$207,171,0251.6%57.9%
28Rock County, Minnesota$206,792,0311.6%59.5%
29Clay County, Minnesota$206,046,4221.6%61.1%
30Watonwan County, Minnesota$203,332,1021.6%62.7%
31Waseca County, Minnesota$200,568,5981.6%64.2%
32Olmsted County, Minnesota$196,655,7261.5%65.7%
33Dodge County, Minnesota$191,819,7731.5%67.2%
34Wilkin County, Minnesota$180,514,9811.4%68.6%
35Steele County, Minnesota$176,460,3351.4%70.0%
36Kittson County, Minnesota$175,761,3611.4%71.4%
37Traverse County, Minnesota$174,956,8771.4%72.7%
38Meeker County, Minnesota$172,178,3941.3%74.1%
39Nicollet County, Minnesota$172,108,9101.3%75.4%
40Grant County, Minnesota$162,747,5591.3%76.7%
41McLeod County, Minnesota$159,058,0691.2%77.9%
42Le Sueur County, Minnesota$147,515,8931.1%79.1%
43Pope County, Minnesota$141,807,9501.1%80.2%
44Winona County, Minnesota$141,516,0501.1%81.3%
45Roseau County, Minnesota$138,745,9091.1%82.4%
46Rice County, Minnesota$137,903,4601.1%83.4%
47Wabasha County, Minnesota$137,376,3491.1%84.5%
48Lincoln County, Minnesota$136,792,4991.1%85.6%
49Pipestone County, Minnesota$136,459,2421.1%86.6%
50Dakota County, Minnesota$135,873,1201.1%87.7%
51Big Stone County, Minnesota$127,471,9291.0%88.7%
52Wright County, Minnesota$118,361,5120.9%89.6%
53Morrison County, Minnesota$107,492,0820.8%90.4%
54Houston County, Minnesota$100,420,6380.8%91.2%
55Carver County, Minnesota$98,594,7670.8%92.0%
56Todd County, Minnesota$90,120,3820.7%92.7%
57Becker County, Minnesota$89,963,1450.7%93.4%
58Pennington County, Minnesota$85,734,4990.7%94.1%
59Douglas County, Minnesota$82,599,2080.6%94.7%
60Benton County, Minnesota$71,815,6060.6%95.3%
61Red Lake County, Minnesota$68,010,1190.5%95.8%
62Scott County, Minnesota$59,090,9040.5%96.2%
63Mahnomen County, Minnesota$58,657,6710.5%96.7%
64$50,248,2030.4%97.1%
65Isanti County, Minnesota$42,886,6910.3%97.4%
66Chisago County, Minnesota$37,939,6360.3%97.7%
67Sherburne County, Minnesota$37,199,7340.3%98.0%
68Washington County, Minnesota$30,336,2650.2%98.2%
69Mille Lacs County, Minnesota$29,259,2930.2%98.5%
70Wadena County, Minnesota$28,161,3540.2%98.7%
71Pine County, Minnesota$27,777,4670.2%98.9%
72Hennepin County, Minnesota$26,262,4460.2%99.1%
73Kanabec County, Minnesota$18,124,3390.1%99.3%
74Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota$17,390,0180.1%99.4%
75Beltrami County, Minnesota$15,866,4290.1%99.5%
76Hubbard County, Minnesota$11,698,7680.1%99.6%
77Clearwater County, Minnesota$11,446,1380.1%99.7%
78Anoka County, Minnesota$9,996,9480.1%99.8%
79Crow Wing County, Minnesota$9,166,7850.1%99.8%
80Cass County, Minnesota$7,815,0320.1%99.9%
81Aitkin County, Minnesota$3,612,8940.0%99.9%
82Koochiching County, Minnesota$2,983,6430.0%100.0%
83Carlton County, Minnesota$2,628,1040.0%100.0%
84Saint Louis County, Minnesota$1,683,2780.0%100.0%
85Itasca County, Minnesota$952,4110.0%100.0%
86Ramsey County, Minnesota$90,5170.0%100.0%
87Cook County, Minnesota$3,1260.0%100.0%
88Lake County, Minnesota$1850.0%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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