Emergency Conservation payments in South Dakota totaled $51.0 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Meade County, South Dakota$6,040,27711.8%11.8%
2Pennington County, South Dakota$3,356,8726.6%18.4%
3Harding County, South Dakota$2,799,7585.5%23.9%
4Dewey County, South Dakota$2,638,8475.2%29.1%
5Perkins County, South Dakota$2,627,2915.1%34.2%
6Butte County, South Dakota$2,155,1534.2%38.4%
7Haakon County, South Dakota$2,092,3584.1%42.5%
8Ziebach County, South Dakota$2,083,5094.1%46.6%
9Jackson County, South Dakota$1,740,5933.4%50.0%
10Fall River County, South Dakota$1,724,3483.4%53.4%
11Jones County, South Dakota$1,381,9662.7%56.1%
12Corson County, South Dakota$1,369,0192.7%58.8%
13Hand County, South Dakota$1,267,4582.5%61.3%
14Tripp County, South Dakota$1,261,2552.5%63.8%
15Edmunds County, South Dakota$1,219,5852.4%66.1%
16McPherson County, South Dakota$1,168,6632.3%68.4%
17Custer County, South Dakota$1,084,3892.1%70.6%
18Mellette County, South Dakota$905,6441.8%72.3%
19Stanley County, South Dakota$887,3391.7%74.1%
20Lyman County, South Dakota$881,4811.7%75.8%
21Faulk County, South Dakota$827,2331.6%77.4%
22Aurora County, South Dakota$824,6391.6%79.0%
23Jerauld County, South Dakota$706,1261.4%80.4%
24Campbell County, South Dakota$668,9051.3%81.7%
25Potter County, South Dakota$658,6071.3%83.0%
26Miner County, South Dakota$618,7891.2%84.2%
27Charles Mix County, South Dakota$593,6501.2%85.4%
28Spink County, South Dakota$571,7381.1%86.5%
29Gregory County, South Dakota$544,3001.1%87.6%
30Walworth County, South Dakota$508,8211.0%88.6%
31Shannon County, South Dakota$504,1711.0%89.6%
32Hyde County, South Dakota$500,9251.0%90.5%
33Brown County, South Dakota$484,4510.9%91.5%
34Lawrence County, South Dakota$414,3320.8%92.3%
35Brule County, South Dakota$373,6760.7%93.0%
36Sully County, South Dakota$353,7470.7%93.7%
37Sanborn County, South Dakota$307,7290.6%94.3%
38Hughes County, South Dakota$287,0360.6%94.9%
39Beadle County, South Dakota$282,0980.6%95.5%
40Hutchinson County, South Dakota$254,4020.5%95.9%
41Buffalo County, South Dakota$208,8120.4%96.4%
42Bennett County, South Dakota$191,4820.4%96.7%
43Marshall County, South Dakota$177,5840.3%97.1%
44Roberts County, South Dakota$153,6610.3%97.4%
45Bon Homme County, South Dakota$144,8300.3%97.7%
46Douglas County, South Dakota$138,1900.3%97.9%
47Clark County, South Dakota$127,4760.2%98.2%
48Codington County, South Dakota$106,2870.2%98.4%
49Deuel County, South Dakota$98,8450.2%98.6%
50Brookings County, South Dakota$88,8020.2%98.8%
51Yankton County, South Dakota$86,2750.2%98.9%
52Davison County, South Dakota$82,1260.2%99.1%
53Minnehaha County, South Dakota$74,6140.1%99.2%
54Todd County, South Dakota$66,9520.1%99.4%
55Grant County, South Dakota$58,3080.1%99.5%
56Day County, South Dakota$53,2770.1%99.6%
57McCook County, South Dakota$42,1710.1%99.7%
58Hanson County, South Dakota$38,9800.1%99.7%
59Lake County, South Dakota$38,0550.1%99.8%
60Lincoln County, South Dakota$37,7140.1%99.9%
61Kingsbury County, South Dakota$27,3220.1%99.9%
62Moody County, South Dakota$15,7120.0%100.0%
63Clay County, South Dakota$13,8760.0%100.0%
64Hamlin County, South Dakota$9,5100.0%100.0%
65Turner County, South Dakota$7,9390.0%100.0%
66Union County, South Dakota$-21,3150.0%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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