Grasslands Reserve Program payments in South Dakota totaled $12.6 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving Grasslands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
Pct of
1Stanley County, South Dakota$3,597,23628.6%28.6%
2Aurora County, South Dakota$1,450,25911.5%40.2%
3Ziebach County, South Dakota$1,199,5159.5%49.7%
4Sully County, South Dakota$1,045,8118.3%58.1%
5Custer County, South Dakota$902,0557.2%65.2%
6Faulk County, South Dakota$635,8525.1%70.3%
7Walworth County, South Dakota$616,9344.9%75.2%
8Hand County, South Dakota$615,0254.9%80.1%
9Jerauld County, South Dakota$397,2683.2%83.3%
10Haakon County, South Dakota$297,3662.4%85.6%
11Edmunds County, South Dakota$282,3482.2%87.9%
12Lyman County, South Dakota$280,4842.2%90.1%
13Potter County, South Dakota$264,3842.1%92.2%
14McPherson County, South Dakota$231,0181.8%94.1%
15Pennington County, South Dakota$177,8461.4%95.5%
16Hughes County, South Dakota$168,2781.3%96.8%
17Campbell County, South Dakota$159,1651.3%98.1%
18Fall River County, South Dakota$98,4080.8%98.9%
19Brown County, South Dakota$82,5890.7%99.5%
20Beadle County, South Dakota$33,2800.3%99.8%
21Meade County, South Dakota$26,0160.2%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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