Conservation payments in South Dakota totaled $1.8 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Brown County, South Dakota$108,751,3616.0%6.0%
2Day County, South Dakota$89,674,4954.9%10.9%
3Lyman County, South Dakota$77,286,0294.3%15.2%
4Roberts County, South Dakota$72,896,1604.0%19.2%
5South Dakota NRCS$72,003,6694.0%23.2%
6Marshall County, South Dakota$71,988,7274.0%27.2%
7Brookings County, South Dakota$59,697,6743.3%30.5%
8Deuel County, South Dakota$55,037,1013.0%33.5%
9Clark County, South Dakota$52,701,2312.9%36.4%
10Spink County, South Dakota$49,675,2312.7%39.1%
11Beadle County, South Dakota$41,023,7292.3%41.4%
12Stanley County, South Dakota$36,582,1492.0%43.4%
13Edmunds County, South Dakota$34,491,0541.9%45.3%
14Perkins County, South Dakota$34,143,1341.9%47.2%
15McPherson County, South Dakota$33,419,6111.8%49.1%
16Moody County, South Dakota$33,103,6341.8%50.9%
17Haakon County, South Dakota$32,916,3611.8%52.7%
18Campbell County, South Dakota$32,172,3271.8%54.5%
19Codington County, South Dakota$32,020,5931.8%56.2%
20Hand County, South Dakota$31,426,5321.7%58.0%
21Miner County, South Dakota$31,003,9531.7%59.7%
22Hutchinson County, South Dakota$30,674,7411.7%61.4%
23Sanborn County, South Dakota$30,160,7761.7%63.0%
24Grant County, South Dakota$29,534,4001.6%64.7%
25Tripp County, South Dakota$29,116,5651.6%66.3%
26Hamlin County, South Dakota$26,978,9301.5%67.8%
27Potter County, South Dakota$25,979,7051.4%69.2%
28Charles Mix County, South Dakota$25,062,8791.4%70.6%
29Sully County, South Dakota$24,001,2251.3%71.9%
30McCook County, South Dakota$22,794,6211.3%73.2%
31Walworth County, South Dakota$22,352,7661.2%74.4%
32Corson County, South Dakota$21,638,0791.2%75.6%
33Minnehaha County, South Dakota$21,521,9671.2%76.8%
34Aurora County, South Dakota$20,977,6361.2%77.9%
35Dewey County, South Dakota$20,696,0291.1%79.1%
36Lake County, South Dakota$20,636,0821.1%80.2%
37Meade County, South Dakota$19,622,2001.1%81.3%
38Kingsbury County, South Dakota$19,486,4731.1%82.4%
39Union County, South Dakota$17,782,9651.0%83.3%
40Jerauld County, South Dakota$17,556,9991.0%84.3%
41Ziebach County, South Dakota$17,084,5010.9%85.3%
42Yankton County, South Dakota$16,974,9580.9%86.2%
43Lincoln County, South Dakota$16,426,7200.9%87.1%
44Turner County, South Dakota$16,257,8190.9%88.0%
45Faulk County, South Dakota$15,922,5290.9%88.9%
46Hughes County, South Dakota$15,596,0900.9%89.7%
47Butte County, South Dakota$15,469,8690.9%90.6%
48Jones County, South Dakota$15,040,4120.8%91.4%
49Hanson County, South Dakota$14,761,7580.8%92.2%
50Bon Homme County, South Dakota$14,296,6890.8%93.0%
51Davison County, South Dakota$14,161,2480.8%93.8%
52Clay County, South Dakota$12,654,9950.7%94.5%
53Brule County, South Dakota$12,307,8600.7%95.2%
54Jackson County, South Dakota$11,770,0930.6%95.8%
55Harding County, South Dakota$10,860,0570.6%96.4%
56Douglas County, South Dakota$10,568,8590.6%97.0%
57Hyde County, South Dakota$10,202,2010.6%97.6%
58Pennington County, South Dakota$10,095,3690.6%98.1%
59Gregory County, South Dakota$9,694,7640.5%98.7%
60Bennett County, South Dakota$5,920,0440.3%99.0%
61Mellette County, South Dakota$4,922,5550.3%99.3%
62Buffalo County, South Dakota$4,503,2830.2%99.5%
63Fall River County, South Dakota$2,546,2930.1%99.6%
64Shannon County, South Dakota$2,532,1430.1%99.8%
65Custer County, South Dakota$1,874,4490.1%99.9%
66Todd County, South Dakota$1,522,8150.1%100.0%
67Lawrence County, South Dakota$505,1840.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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