Farm Subsidy information

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South Dakota Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, South Dakota, 1995-2020‡

South Dakota Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • South Dakota ranking: 8 of 50 States
  • 28 percent of farms in South Dakota did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in South Dakota, 1995-2020‡:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies63,258$6,723,581,076
2Soybean Subsidies44,915$3,092,490,393
3Wheat Subsidies48,474$2,411,381,379
4Conservation Reserve Program36,621$1,851,974,902
5Disaster Payments48,213$1,722,666,062
6Livestock Subsidies30,975$731,672,171
7Sunflower Subsidies12,142$391,767,059
8Sorghum Subsidies17,802$182,337,584
9Barley Subsidies28,781$105,367,562
10Env. Quality Incentive Program4,164$93,105,804

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


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