Commodity subsidies in South Dakota totaled $6.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in South Dakota Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Brown County, South Dakota$369,075,4855.4%5.4%
2Spink County, South Dakota$291,944,4544.3%9.7%
3Minnehaha County, South Dakota$215,412,3363.1%12.8%
4Beadle County, South Dakota$203,013,9893.0%15.8%
5Sully County, South Dakota$188,466,4912.8%18.5%
6Turner County, South Dakota$188,266,7122.8%21.3%
7Hutchinson County, South Dakota$187,190,7502.7%24.0%
8Charles Mix County, South Dakota$183,461,2092.7%26.7%
9Roberts County, South Dakota$177,043,4072.6%29.3%
10Lincoln County, South Dakota$176,722,6322.6%31.9%
11Union County, South Dakota$166,559,3452.4%34.3%
12Brookings County, South Dakota$165,891,1102.4%36.7%
13Moody County, South Dakota$154,986,2592.3%39.0%
14Hand County, South Dakota$153,965,6172.3%41.3%
15Kingsbury County, South Dakota$153,448,5372.2%43.5%
16Day County, South Dakota$145,527,8422.1%45.6%
17Lake County, South Dakota$144,990,3042.1%47.8%
18McCook County, South Dakota$143,637,6282.1%49.9%
19Edmunds County, South Dakota$131,394,6011.9%51.8%
20Potter County, South Dakota$129,509,7041.9%53.7%
21Tripp County, South Dakota$123,634,3391.8%55.5%
22Clark County, South Dakota$119,975,9421.8%57.2%
23Lyman County, South Dakota$118,972,8231.7%59.0%
24Codington County, South Dakota$118,305,5981.7%60.7%
25Marshall County, South Dakota$117,907,4421.7%62.4%
26Grant County, South Dakota$115,768,4611.7%64.1%
27Bon Homme County, South Dakota$115,575,2121.7%65.8%
28Clay County, South Dakota$112,126,0901.6%67.4%
29Hamlin County, South Dakota$111,693,5431.6%69.1%
30Yankton County, South Dakota$111,665,8571.6%70.7%
31Deuel County, South Dakota$109,416,6241.6%72.3%
32Faulk County, South Dakota$100,984,0311.5%73.8%
33Hughes County, South Dakota$90,454,5401.3%75.1%
34Davison County, South Dakota$89,501,4081.3%76.4%
35Douglas County, South Dakota$89,241,6021.3%77.7%
36Brule County, South Dakota$85,973,6721.3%79.0%
37Hanson County, South Dakota$85,573,5101.3%80.2%
38Haakon County, South Dakota$80,919,2821.2%81.4%
39Walworth County, South Dakota$78,370,9971.1%82.6%
40Aurora County, South Dakota$77,806,6111.1%83.7%
41Miner County, South Dakota$76,925,4121.1%84.8%
42Campbell County, South Dakota$73,745,2101.1%85.9%
43Perkins County, South Dakota$71,396,7881.0%87.0%
44McPherson County, South Dakota$66,722,1151.0%87.9%
45Sanborn County, South Dakota$66,425,7351.0%88.9%
46Gregory County, South Dakota$64,167,9080.9%89.8%
47Meade County, South Dakota$60,724,7240.9%90.7%
48Corson County, South Dakota$60,394,5740.9%91.6%
49Hyde County, South Dakota$53,621,6100.8%92.4%
50Stanley County, South Dakota$51,687,5630.8%93.1%
51Bennett County, South Dakota$51,267,8380.7%93.9%
52Jones County, South Dakota$50,531,0530.7%94.6%
53Pennington County, South Dakota$49,248,7150.7%95.4%
54Jerauld County, South Dakota$47,365,8980.7%96.0%
55Ziebach County, South Dakota$38,674,3620.6%96.6%
56Dewey County, South Dakota$37,768,1360.6%97.2%
57Butte County, South Dakota$32,819,1030.5%97.6%
58Jackson County, South Dakota$32,551,1880.5%98.1%
59Harding County, South Dakota$27,105,2320.4%98.5%
60Mellette County, South Dakota$23,820,2100.3%98.9%
61Buffalo County, South Dakota$23,187,7950.3%99.2%
62Shannon County, South Dakota$22,141,6570.3%99.5%
63Fall River County, South Dakota$14,848,4940.2%99.7%
64Todd County, South Dakota$11,503,0710.2%99.9%
65Custer County, South Dakota$4,666,3710.1%100.0%
66Lawrence County, South Dakota$1,222,9010.0%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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