Misc. Conservation Payments in South Dakota totaled $424,812 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving Misc. Conservation Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Conservation Payments
Pct of
1Perkins County, South Dakota$115,44427.2%27.2%
2Meade County, South Dakota$65,43315.4%42.6%
3Pennington County, South Dakota$63,35714.9%57.5%
4Dewey County, South Dakota$46,35110.9%68.4%
5Tripp County, South Dakota$43,08310.1%78.5%
6Haakon County, South Dakota$28,1296.6%85.2%
7Lyman County, South Dakota$13,6393.2%88.4%
8Lawrence County, South Dakota$11,6482.7%91.1%
9Shannon County, South Dakota$7,2341.7%92.8%
10Custer County, South Dakota$5,2171.2%94.0%
11Butte County, South Dakota$3,9720.9%95.0%
12Harding County, South Dakota$3,7030.9%95.9%
13Gregory County, South Dakota$3,5690.8%96.7%
14Todd County, South Dakota$3,0870.7%97.4%
15Brule County, South Dakota$2,9780.7%98.1%
16Fall River County, South Dakota$2,1490.5%98.6%
17Hand County, South Dakota$1,9870.5%99.1%
18Bennett County, South Dakota$1,7350.4%99.5%
19Corson County, South Dakota$1,6460.4%99.9%
20Mellette County, South Dakota$4510.1%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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