Subtotal, Farming Subsidies in South Dakota, 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 25,514

Recipients of Subtotal, Farming Subsidies from farms in South Dakota totaled $588,184,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2019
1Agrifund LLC **Lubbock, TX 79423$2,933,917
2Wagner Farms *Miller, SD 57362$1,103,068
3Three B Farms Partnership *Gettysburg, SD 57442$1,041,432
4Yackley Ranches *Onida, SD 57564$981,516
5Ajb Partnership *Roscoe, SD 57471$916,287
6Wittler Joint Venture *Onida, SD 57564$908,910
7Commodity Credit Corporation **Langdon, ND 58249$865,749
8Gracevale Hutterian Brethren Inc *Winfred, SD 57076$750,000
9Cuz *Platte, SD 57369$705,923
10Kenneth R Huse & Sons *Onida, SD 57564$693,342
11Swenson Partnership *Wessington Springs, SD 57382$691,811
12Harrell Bros *Miller, SD 57362$682,199
13First Dakota National Bank **Sioux Falls, SD 57104$661,690
14Mundt Brothers *Agar, SD 57520$651,498
15Lindskov Ranch Gen Ptr *Isabel, SD 57633$645,326
16Mike Ogan Farms Partnership *Pierre, SD 57501$564,822
17M & T Schanzenbach Farms *Wetonka, SD 57481$561,887
18Evergreen Colony *Faulkton, SD 57438$556,194
19Mayclin Farms Partnership *Plankinton, SD 57368$545,240
20Plainview Hutterian Brethren Inc *Leola, SD 57456$544,811

* 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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