Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in South Dakota

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in South Dakota

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

Conservation practices installed on CRP acres, cumulative, as of January 2020, South Dakota

1Duck nesting habitat231,60720.6%
2State acres for wildlife enhancement158,29514.1%
3CRP grasslands - native grasses128,99511.5%
4Wetland restoration - non-floodplain125,46911.2%
5Existing grass66,4725.9%
6Grass plantings - native63,4575.6%
7Farmable wetland program - buffer56,9735.1%
8Grass plantings - introduced48,4514.3%
9Wetland restoration - floodplain36,7343.3%
10Wildlife habitat36,6263.3%
11Farmable wetland program - wetland26,9572.4%
12Wetland restoration24,3642.2%
13Marginal pasture buffers - wetland18,4071.6%
14Salinity reducing Vegetation16,3931.5%
15Field windbreaks16,3461.5%
16Farmable wetland program - flooded prairie wetlands13,3231.2%
17Rare and declining habitat13,1151.2%
18Filter strips9,3420.8%
20CRP grasslands - introduced grasses6,4390.6%
21Pollinator habitat4,4650.4%
22Riparian buffers4,0540.4%
23Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife3,8830.3%
24Wildlife food plots2,3080.2%
25Grass waterways1,3900.1%
26Upland bird habitat buffers1,2320.1%
27Living snow fences493< 0.1%
28Existing trees59< 0.1%
29Shallow water for wildlife42< 0.1%
30Contour grass strips26< 0.1%
31Tree plantings - hardwoods14< 0.1%
32Farmable wetland program - constructed wetlands14< 0.1%
33Tree plantings - softwoods6< 0.1%
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 Total Acres1,124,379 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Brown County, South Dakota$45,253,587
2Day County, South Dakota$31,290,563
3Roberts County, South Dakota$30,348,932
4Marshall County, South Dakota$27,661,411
5Lyman County, South Dakota$19,042,684
6Beadle County, South Dakota$19,018,047
7Brookings County, South Dakota$18,276,610
8Spink County, South Dakota$17,760,655
9Clark County, South Dakota$17,599,936
10Miner County, South Dakota$17,423,992
11Hutchinson County, South Dakota$15,893,300
12Deuel County, South Dakota$14,015,566
13Hanson County, South Dakota$12,875,906
14Yankton County, South Dakota$12,465,742
15Sanborn County, South Dakota$12,364,604
16McCook County, South Dakota$12,356,660
17Codington County, South Dakota$12,128,043
18Charles Mix County, South Dakota$11,073,641
19Lincoln County, South Dakota$10,933,186
20Edmunds County, South Dakota$10,596,367
21Walworth County, South Dakota$10,500,050
22Moody County, South Dakota$10,390,519
23Union County, South Dakota$9,571,603
24Perkins County, South Dakota$9,381,361
25Campbell County, South Dakota$9,195,445
26Hamlin County, South Dakota$9,184,785
27Hand County, South Dakota$8,862,190
28Aurora County, South Dakota$8,607,393
29Bon Homme County, South Dakota$8,588,355
30Sully County, South Dakota$8,542,867
31Haakon County, South Dakota$8,271,806
32Clay County, South Dakota$7,637,931
33Turner County, South Dakota$7,619,304
34Davison County, South Dakota$6,849,786
35Potter County, South Dakota$6,365,255
36Grant County, South Dakota$6,155,725
37Lake County, South Dakota$5,878,946
38Stanley County, South Dakota$5,862,153
39Kingsbury County, South Dakota$5,843,516
40Hughes County, South Dakota$5,832,047
41Minnehaha County, South Dakota$5,604,704
42Tripp County, South Dakota$5,102,829
43McPherson County, South Dakota$4,625,759
44Meade County, South Dakota$4,491,331
45Jerauld County, South Dakota$4,134,138
46Douglas County, South Dakota$3,922,401
47Brule County, South Dakota$3,394,079
48Faulk County, South Dakota$3,304,466
49Butte County, South Dakota$2,395,127
50Gregory County, South Dakota$2,064,058
51Hyde County, South Dakota$1,981,029
52Ziebach County, South Dakota$1,536,971
53Jones County, South Dakota$1,416,403
54Corson County, South Dakota$1,357,848
55Jackson County, South Dakota$1,104,986
56Pennington County, South Dakota$772,820
57Buffalo County, South Dakota$708,699
58Dewey County, South Dakota$701,120
59Bennett County, South Dakota$701,007
60Harding County, South Dakota$635,827
61Mellette County, South Dakota$164,343
62Todd County, South Dakota$116,607
63Fall River County, South Dakota$86,916
64Shannon County, South Dakota$54,852
65Lawrence County, South Dakota$18,283
66Custer County, South Dakota$14,214
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for South Dakota, 2022

Land in South Dakota, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:28,299
Total Acres in Farms:42,304,601
Cropland Acres:18,488,619
Permanent pasture and rangeland:22,254,830
Woodland Acres:335,032

Livestock in South Dakota, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory3,478,908
Hogs and pigs inventory2,039,066
Layers inventory 1,026,877
Sheep and lambs inventory231,246
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold77,046

Crops in South Dakota, 2022


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