Wetlands Reserve Program payments in South Dakota totaled $10.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
1South Dakota NRCS$7,771,14073.7%73.7%
2Union County, South Dakota$877,5108.3%82.0%
3Kingsbury County, South Dakota$546,6885.2%87.2%
4Day County, South Dakota$393,2633.7%91.0%
5Grant County, South Dakota$200,0001.9%92.9%
6Moody County, South Dakota$178,2111.7%94.6%
7McCook County, South Dakota$132,6481.3%95.8%
8Douglas County, South Dakota$87,0460.8%96.6%
9Lake County, South Dakota$84,0350.8%97.4%
10Brookings County, South Dakota$73,9190.7%98.1%
11Miner County, South Dakota$56,0410.5%98.7%
12Roberts County, South Dakota$46,7640.4%99.1%
13Sanborn County, South Dakota$37,5910.4%99.5%
14Codington County, South Dakota$22,8950.2%99.7%
15Beadle County, South Dakota$13,1040.1%99.8%
16Brule County, South Dakota$7,7850.1%99.9%
17Lincoln County, South Dakota$4,6040.0%99.9%
18Hanson County, South Dakota$3,9160.0%100.0%
19Marshall County, South Dakota$2,3920.0%100.0%
20Jerauld County, South Dakota$1,1080.0%100.0%
21Davison County, South Dakota$3220.0%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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