Farm Subsidy information

Hand County, South Dakota

Total USDA Subsidies in Hand County, South Dakota, 2018

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 575

Recipients of Total USDA Subsidies from farms in Hand County, South Dakota totaled $36,996,000 in in 2018.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Total USDA Subsidies
2018
1Wagner Farms *Miller, SD 57362$1,033,358
2Pugh Bros *Miller, SD 57362$705,927
3Bertsch Ranch *Miller, SD 57362$512,476
4Koeck Brothers *St Lawrence, SD 57373$452,568
5Brueggeman Brothers *Miller, SD 57362$354,978
6Millerdale Hutterian Brethren Inc *Miller, SD 57362$325,173
7Kraig JacksonZell, SD 57469$241,218
8Naber Family Living TrustMiller, SD 57362$231,338
9Stevens Farms LLCMiller, SD 57362$229,740
10Michael P MartinmaasOrient, SD 57467$229,658
11Kent A BertschSaint Lawrence, SD 57373$228,394
12Janet M BertschSaint Lawrence, SD 57373$228,390
13P Spear Ranch Inc *Ree Heights, SD 57371$223,451
14P J Werdel & Sons Inc *Ree Heights, SD 57371$223,057
15Fulton Ranch Inc *Miller, SD 57362$221,096
16Hurd Farm Inc *Rockham, SD 57470$211,154
17Douglas L Simons Revocable LivingSaint Lawrence, SD 57373$208,960
18Harrell Bros *Miller, SD 57362$207,307
19Chad Joseph DawsonSaint Lawrence, SD 57373$206,289
20Scott Wyatt PetersonMiller, SD 57362$204,967

* 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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