Wheat Subsidies in North Dakota totaled $7.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Dakota Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Cavalier County, North Dakota$403,381,0815.4%5.4%
2Ward County, North Dakota$335,428,0064.5%9.8%
3Williams County, North Dakota$301,920,2524.0%13.8%
4McLean County, North Dakota$272,866,7953.6%17.5%
5Bottineau County, North Dakota$253,834,7233.4%20.8%
6Walsh County, North Dakota$247,536,8323.3%24.1%
7Pembina County, North Dakota$241,722,6393.2%27.4%
8Mountrail County, North Dakota$224,151,9263.0%30.3%
9Cass County, North Dakota$213,199,4222.8%33.2%
10Stutsman County, North Dakota$211,342,7482.8%36.0%
11Hettinger County, North Dakota$206,756,7152.7%38.7%
12Grand Forks County, North Dakota$204,731,8912.7%41.5%
13Towner County, North Dakota$203,688,0862.7%44.2%
14Ramsey County, North Dakota$192,332,1632.6%46.7%
15Divide County, North Dakota$188,299,2102.5%49.2%
16Wells County, North Dakota$186,736,6752.5%51.7%
17Renville County, North Dakota$180,786,0432.4%54.1%
18Barnes County, North Dakota$175,424,0992.3%56.4%
19Benson County, North Dakota$173,241,7852.3%58.7%
20Stark County, North Dakota$167,249,5682.2%61.0%
21Burke County, North Dakota$157,870,7722.1%63.1%
22Nelson County, North Dakota$142,487,6531.9%65.0%
23McHenry County, North Dakota$140,756,3711.9%66.8%
24Morton County, North Dakota$134,425,7361.8%68.6%
25McKenzie County, North Dakota$125,501,3091.7%70.3%
26Traill County, North Dakota$122,553,0841.6%71.9%
27Pierce County, North Dakota$118,206,6921.6%73.5%
28Emmons County, North Dakota$111,559,9151.5%75.0%
29Richland County, North Dakota$107,769,3241.4%76.4%
30Rolette County, North Dakota$106,928,8681.4%77.8%
31LaMoure County, North Dakota$102,919,0501.4%79.2%
32Dunn County, North Dakota$101,772,2581.4%80.6%
33Adams County, North Dakota$101,612,3841.4%81.9%
34Grant County, North Dakota$96,615,0561.3%83.2%
35Steele County, North Dakota$96,241,5711.3%84.5%
36Slope County, North Dakota$93,591,4701.2%85.7%
37Burleigh County, North Dakota$93,463,1591.2%87.0%
38Foster County, North Dakota$87,582,8501.2%88.1%
39Bowman County, North Dakota$87,073,5961.2%89.3%
40Sheridan County, North Dakota$82,785,3421.1%90.4%
41Griggs County, North Dakota$81,680,8341.1%91.5%
42McIntosh County, North Dakota$74,236,6191.0%92.5%
43Logan County, North Dakota$62,388,5460.8%93.3%
44Mercer County, North Dakota$62,130,8130.8%94.1%
45Golden Valley County, North Dakota$61,510,8990.8%94.9%
46Sargent County, North Dakota$60,639,0190.8%95.7%
47Ransom County, North Dakota$59,638,1810.8%96.5%
48Dickey County, North Dakota$57,245,5920.8%97.3%
49Kidder County, North Dakota$56,881,5680.8%98.1%
50Eddy County, North Dakota$54,239,6290.7%98.8%
51Oliver County, North Dakota$45,570,6910.6%99.4%
52Sioux County, North Dakota$24,716,2780.3%99.7%
53Billings County, North Dakota$22,070,3420.3%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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