Sunflower Subsidies in South Dakota totaled $392 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sunflower subsidy recipients were paid 70 percent of sunflower subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%21%121$39,572,441$327,045
Top 2%31%243$60,340,321$248,314
Top 3%40%364$76,005,204$208,806
Top 4%46%486$88,711,315$182,534
Top 5%52%607$99,214,987$163,451
Top 6%56%729$108,216,380$148,445
Top 7%60%851$115,996,831$136,307
Top 8%64%972$122,593,598$126,125
Top 9%67%1,094$128,458,010$117,420
Top 10%70%1,215$133,623,187$109,978
Top 11%72%1,337$138,250,370$103,403
Top 12%74%1,459$142,387,224$97,592
Top 13%76%1,580$146,131,517$92,488
Top 14%78%1,702$149,566,609$87,877
Top 15%79%1,823$152,704,502$83,766
Top 16%81%1,945$155,588,984$79,994
Top 17%82%2,067$158,227,312$76,549
Top 18%84%2,188$160,636,730$73,417
Top 19%85%2,310$162,860,951$70,503
Top 20%86%2,431$164,879,411$67,824
Remaining 80% of recips.14%9,728$27,257,868$2,802

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

 

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