Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in South Dakota

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in South Dakota

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Brown County, South Dakota$29,536,943
2Day County, South Dakota$20,028,930
3Roberts County, South Dakota$19,801,600
4Marshall County, South Dakota$18,210,109
5Lyman County, South Dakota$12,824,605
6Beadle County, South Dakota$12,198,800
7Brookings County, South Dakota$11,989,185
8Spink County, South Dakota$11,685,384
9Miner County, South Dakota$11,196,245
10Clark County, South Dakota$11,194,466
11Hutchinson County, South Dakota$10,389,752
12Deuel County, South Dakota$9,333,486
13Sanborn County, South Dakota$8,003,371
14Hanson County, South Dakota$7,992,405
15McCook County, South Dakota$7,947,382
16Yankton County, South Dakota$7,837,756
17Codington County, South Dakota$7,790,587
18Charles Mix County, South Dakota$7,111,074
19Lincoln County, South Dakota$6,950,474
20Moody County, South Dakota$6,927,300
21Edmunds County, South Dakota$6,813,188
22Walworth County, South Dakota$6,519,693
23Perkins County, South Dakota$6,455,965
24Union County, South Dakota$6,363,874
25Hamlin County, South Dakota$6,212,976
26Campbell County, South Dakota$5,559,123
27Hand County, South Dakota$5,473,730
28Aurora County, South Dakota$5,391,116
29Bon Homme County, South Dakota$5,385,339
30Sully County, South Dakota$5,347,932
31Turner County, South Dakota$5,072,394
32Haakon County, South Dakota$4,987,748
33Clay County, South Dakota$4,700,611
34Davison County, South Dakota$4,423,624
35Potter County, South Dakota$4,127,692
36Grant County, South Dakota$3,945,489
37Stanley County, South Dakota$3,870,282
38Lake County, South Dakota$3,785,388
39Minnehaha County, South Dakota$3,748,496
40Kingsbury County, South Dakota$3,589,365
41Tripp County, South Dakota$3,338,297
42Hughes County, South Dakota$3,330,199
43McPherson County, South Dakota$2,903,618
44Jerauld County, South Dakota$2,683,570
45Douglas County, South Dakota$2,624,127
46Meade County, South Dakota$2,416,089
47Brule County, South Dakota$2,179,591
48Faulk County, South Dakota$2,080,592
49Butte County, South Dakota$1,528,923
50Gregory County, South Dakota$1,396,035
51Hyde County, South Dakota$1,339,399
52Jones County, South Dakota$919,990
53Ziebach County, South Dakota$852,083
54Jackson County, South Dakota$767,477
55Corson County, South Dakota$749,219
56Bennett County, South Dakota$523,071
57Dewey County, South Dakota$441,253
58Buffalo County, South Dakota$420,420
59Pennington County, South Dakota$391,591
60Harding County, South Dakota$358,041
61Mellette County, South Dakota$101,038
62Todd County, South Dakota$59,265
63Fall River County, South Dakota$58,259
64Shannon County, South Dakota$37,623
65Lawrence County, South Dakota$11,097
66Custer County, South Dakota$8,930
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for South Dakota, 2017

Land in South Dakota, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:29,968
Total Acres in Farms:43,243,742
Cropland Acres:19,813,517
Permanent pasture and rangeland:21,997,620
Woodland Acres:284,905

Livestock in South Dakota, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory3,988,183
Layers inventory 2,708,331
Hogs and pigs inventory1,560,522
Sheep and lambs inventory233,006
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold146,197

Crops in South Dakota, 2017


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