Sorghum Subsidies in South Dakota totaled $154 million from 1995-2016.

From 1995 to 2016, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 75 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2016 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%24%173$29,048,547$167,911
Top 2%37%347$43,969,732$126,714
Top 3%46%521$54,688,868$104,969
Top 4%53%695$62,847,854$90,429
Top 5%58%869$69,428,263$79,894
Top 6%63%1,043$74,859,801$71,774
Top 7%67%1,217$79,380,700$65,227
Top 8%70%1,391$83,185,806$59,803
Top 9%73%1,565$86,466,414$55,250
Top 10%75%1,739$89,318,363$51,362
Top 11%77%1,913$91,836,638$48,007
Top 12%79%2,087$94,080,488$45,079
Top 13%81%2,261$96,069,646$42,490
Top 14%82%2,435$97,843,341$40,182
Top 15%84%2,609$99,438,592$38,114
Top 16%85%2,783$100,898,791$36,255
Top 17%86%2,957$102,238,395$34,575
Top 18%87%3,131$103,447,508$33,040
Top 19%88%3,305$104,551,269$31,634
Top 20%89%3,479$105,567,458$30,344
Remaining 80% of recips.11%13,919$13,158,110$945
 

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