Livestock Disaster / Emergency in South Dakota, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 617

Recipients of Livestock Disaster / Emergency from farms in South Dakota totaled $2,821,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Livestock Disaster / Emergency
2019
1Baysinger Honey Farm LLCWoonsocket, SD 57385$291,438
2Circle B Honey Farms Inc *Hazel, SD 57242$287,894
3Thomas MaxwellFaith, SD 57626$116,750
4Whetstone Valley Honey Inc *Watertown, SD 57201$113,834
5Eric L QuailBrandt, SD 57218$93,185
6Steven J TegantvoortGary, SD 57237$84,459
7Black Bear Mountain Honey LLC *Sandy, OR 97055$73,847
8Andrew James RuyterFairview, SD 57027$66,549
9Lyndon Herman RuyterSioux Falls, SD 57108$52,286
10Gary L. RuhrBig Stone, SD 57216$42,449
11Bradley SteffensenLake Norden, SD 57248$40,621
12Scott Mark SteffensenLake Norden, SD 57248$38,156
13Tim W HollmannDante, SD 57329$37,757
14Black Hills Honey Farm LLCSpearfish, SD 57783$34,918
15Mark DahlbergBeresford, SD 57004$30,177
16David James FolslandOldham, SD 57051$28,834
17Spencer OlsonClear Lake, SD 57226$28,281
18Marty Lynn StrandMartin, SD 57551$28,231
19Don Hight Partnership *White River, SD 57579$23,883
20David J HansvoldWilmot, SD 57279$21,703

* USDA data are not "transparent" for many payments made to recipients through most cooperatives. Recipients of payments made through most cooperatives, and the amounts, have not been made public. To see ownership information, click on the name, then click on the link that is titled Ownership Information.

** EWG has identified this recipient as a bank or lending institution that received the payment because the payment applicant had a loan requiring any subsidy payments go to the lender first. In 2019, the information provided to EWG by USDA began to include the entity that received the payment, rather than the person or entity that applied for it, which was previously provided. This move to shield subsidy recipients from disclosure enables USDA to further evade taxpayer accountability. Six percent of subsidy dollars went to banks, lending institutions, or the Farm Service Agency.”

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

 

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