Total Dairy Program payments in South Carolina totaled $12.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Total Dairy Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Dairy Program
Pct of
1Newberry County, South Carolina$2,747,43821.3%21.3%
2Orangeburg County, South Carolina$2,071,24716.0%37.3%
3Bamberg County, South Carolina$1,422,55011.0%48.3%
4Saluda County, South Carolina$1,181,9079.1%57.5%
5Laurens County, South Carolina$882,8586.8%64.3%
6Spartanburg County, South Carolina$781,7956.1%70.3%
7Anderson County, South Carolina$642,2305.0%75.3%
8York County, South Carolina$454,2183.5%78.8%
9Edgefield County, South Carolina$411,9013.2%82.0%
10Chester County, South Carolina$408,5023.2%85.2%
11Sumter County, South Carolina$339,3232.6%87.8%
12Abbeville County, South Carolina$333,5402.6%90.4%
13Darlington County, South Carolina$242,6971.9%92.3%
14Greenville County, South Carolina$240,9941.9%94.1%
15Oconee County, South Carolina$230,8151.8%95.9%
16Dorchester County, South Carolina$155,5411.2%97.1%
17Lexington County, South Carolina$121,8970.9%98.1%
18Barnwell County, South Carolina$103,7930.8%98.9%
19Pickens County, South Carolina$73,0370.6%99.4%
20Fairfield County, South Carolina$63,7050.5%99.9%
21Greenwood County, South Carolina$3,5610.0%100.0%
22Florence County, South Carolina$3,3280.0%100.0%
23Aiken County, South Carolina$1,9820.0%100.0%
24Marion County, South Carolina$6270.0%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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