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

Programs included in livestock subsidies

Program Total Payments
Livestock Forage Disaster Program$361,039,675
Livestock Indemnity Payments$133,913,936
Livestock Compensation Program$72,542,009
Cattle Feed Program - Nonfat Milk$47,769,495
Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance$44,092,156
Livestock Emergency Assistance Program$24,877,623
Market Facilitation Program - Dairy and Hogs$18,458,433
Livestock Relief$8,964,915
Market Facilitation Program - Hogs$7,732,006
Small Hog Operation$4,711,575
American Indian Livestock Feed Program$4,346,146
Emergency Feed Grain Donation$3,224,203

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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