Livestock Subsidies in South Dakota totaled $732 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Meade County, South Dakota$60,975,2208.3%8.3%
2Perkins County, South Dakota$39,615,8135.4%13.7%
3Tripp County, South Dakota$31,176,9254.3%18.0%
4Pennington County, South Dakota$28,591,7333.9%21.9%
5Haakon County, South Dakota$28,027,0683.8%25.7%
6Dewey County, South Dakota$26,193,0303.6%29.3%
7Butte County, South Dakota$25,182,1203.4%32.8%
8Harding County, South Dakota$24,873,8413.4%36.2%
9Ziebach County, South Dakota$24,570,8493.4%39.5%
10Jackson County, South Dakota$21,976,0053.0%42.5%
11Corson County, South Dakota$20,797,3552.8%45.4%
12Shannon County, South Dakota$20,424,1372.8%48.2%
13Gregory County, South Dakota$19,024,2192.6%50.8%
14Fall River County, South Dakota$16,990,3502.3%53.1%
15Mellette County, South Dakota$16,431,3102.2%55.3%
16Charles Mix County, South Dakota$14,996,5392.0%57.4%
17Todd County, South Dakota$14,156,1451.9%59.3%
18Hand County, South Dakota$14,088,2431.9%61.2%
19Lyman County, South Dakota$13,651,2951.9%63.1%
20Bennett County, South Dakota$13,272,3051.8%64.9%
21Brule County, South Dakota$11,647,7001.6%66.5%
22Hyde County, South Dakota$10,243,2141.4%67.9%
23Stanley County, South Dakota$10,163,3701.4%69.3%
24Jones County, South Dakota$9,770,3201.3%70.6%
25Beadle County, South Dakota$9,551,9841.3%71.9%
26Custer County, South Dakota$8,820,6621.2%73.1%
27Sanborn County, South Dakota$8,366,2911.1%74.3%
28McPherson County, South Dakota$7,470,9141.0%75.3%
29Faulk County, South Dakota$7,155,9881.0%76.3%
30Kingsbury County, South Dakota$7,094,2181.0%77.3%
31Aurora County, South Dakota$7,028,3331.0%78.2%
32Jerauld County, South Dakota$7,008,6911.0%79.2%
33Hutchinson County, South Dakota$6,850,9380.9%80.1%
34Brown County, South Dakota$6,613,9210.9%81.0%
35Edmunds County, South Dakota$6,466,6400.9%81.9%
36Sully County, South Dakota$6,392,6480.9%82.8%
37Potter County, South Dakota$6,284,3060.9%83.6%
38Deuel County, South Dakota$6,177,1370.8%84.5%
39Bon Homme County, South Dakota$5,802,3400.8%85.3%
40Brookings County, South Dakota$5,479,7280.7%86.0%
41McCook County, South Dakota$5,270,3800.7%86.7%
42Miner County, South Dakota$5,254,2320.7%87.5%
43Spink County, South Dakota$5,241,6840.7%88.2%
44Marshall County, South Dakota$4,942,5130.7%88.9%
45Campbell County, South Dakota$4,567,3820.6%89.5%
46Hughes County, South Dakota$4,565,5780.6%90.1%
47Hamlin County, South Dakota$4,485,5780.6%90.7%
48Turner County, South Dakota$4,383,3350.6%91.3%
49Lake County, South Dakota$4,382,2110.6%91.9%
50Yankton County, South Dakota$4,360,3290.6%92.5%
51Davison County, South Dakota$4,337,3240.6%93.1%
52Walworth County, South Dakota$4,278,0980.6%93.7%
53Douglas County, South Dakota$4,267,7790.6%94.3%
54Day County, South Dakota$4,136,7940.6%94.8%
55Codington County, South Dakota$4,081,3620.6%95.4%
56Roberts County, South Dakota$4,064,3790.6%95.9%
57Buffalo County, South Dakota$3,890,5870.5%96.5%
58Moody County, South Dakota$3,780,3530.5%97.0%
59Grant County, South Dakota$3,719,9590.5%97.5%
60Minnehaha County, South Dakota$3,656,4520.5%98.0%
61Clark County, South Dakota$3,631,7270.5%98.5%
62Hanson County, South Dakota$3,470,1490.5%99.0%
63Lawrence County, South Dakota$2,887,2320.4%99.4%
64Lincoln County, South Dakota$1,884,4460.3%99.6%
65Union County, South Dakota$1,462,1700.2%99.8%
66Clay County, South Dakota$1,266,2960.2%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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