GRAIN HAY
Acreage, Yield, and Production by Counties and Districts, Montana, USA, 2003

Last updated December 7, 2004
County
and
District
ALL
IRRIGATED
NON-IRRIGATED
Harvested 1/
Yield
Production
Harvested 1/
Yield
Production
Harvested 1/
Yield
Production
Acres
Tons
Tons
Rank
Acres
Tons
Tons
Acres
Tons
Tons

Deer Lodge

1,000
1.9
1,900
48
700
2.3
1,600
--
--
--

Flathead

500
1.6
800
54
--
--
--
--
--
--

Granite

1,000
2.3
2,300
43
900
2.4
2,200
--
--
--

Lake

1,500
1.9
2,900
41
1,100
2.3
2,500
--
--
--

Lincoln

500
1.6
800
54
--
--
--
--
--
--

Mineral

--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--

Missoula

1,000
1.1
1,100
53
1,000
1.1
1,100
--
--
--

Powell

1,500
1.9
2,800
42
1,400
1.9
2,700
--
--
--

Ravalli

1,000
2.1
2,100
46
800
2.4
1,900
--
--
--

Sanders

1,000
1.3
1,300
51
500
1.6
800
500
1.0
500

Other

--
--
--
--
600
2.0
1,200
1,500
1.0
1,500

NORTHWEST

9,000
1.8
16,000
--
7,000
2.0
14,000
2,000
1.0
2,000

Blaine

10,500
1.5
15,300
7
4,400
1.9
8,300
6,100
1.1
7,000

Chouteau

7,500
1.1
8,300
22
600
1.8
1,100
6,900
1.0
7,200

Glacier

3,500
1.1
3,700
32
600
1.7
1,000
2,900
0.9
2,700

Hill

2,500
1.4
3,600
34
--
--
--
2,400
1.4
3,400

Liberty

1,500
1.3
2,000
47
--
--
--
1,500
1.3
2,000

Phillips

14,500
1.6
22,900
1
1,500
1.6
2,400
13,000
1.6
20,500

Pondera

2,000
1.9
3,700
32
700
2.6
1,800
1,300
1.5
1,900

Teton

2,500
1.7
4,300
30
1,500
2.0
3,000
1,000
1.3
1,300

Toole

1,500
1.5
2,200
44
--
--
--
900
1.1
1,000

Other

--
--
--
--
700
2.0
1,400
--
--
--

NORTH CENTRAL

46,000
1.4
66,000
--
10,000
1.9
19,000
36,000
1.3
47,000

Daniels

3,500
1.0
3,600
34
--
--
--
3,500
1.0
3,600

Dawson

10,500
1.3
13,500
10
500
2.4
1,200
10,000
1.2
12,300

Garfield

15,500
1.3
20,000
4
--
--
--
15,500
1.3
20,000

McCone

11,500
1.1
13,100
12
500
2.2
1,100
11,000
1.1
12,000

Richland

12,000
1.7
20,800
3
2,200
2.7
6,000
9,800
1.5
14,800

Roosevelt

8,000
1.4
11,100
16
1,700
1.8
3,000
6,300
1.3
8,100

Sheridan

5,500
1.0
5,300
27
--
--
--
5,500
1.0
5,300

Valley

6,500
1.6
10,600
18
2,100
2.2
4,700
4,400
1.3
5,900

Other

--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--

NORTHEAST

73,000
1.3
98,000
--
7,000
2.3
16,000
66,000
1.2
82,000

Broadwater

500
2.8
1,400
50
--
--
--
--
--
--

Cascade

5,000
1.3
6,500
24
900
2.3
2,100
4,100
1.1
4,400

Fergus

10,500
1.3
13,500
10
900
2.7
2,400
9,600
1.2
11,100

Golden Valley

2,500
1.2
3,100
38
800
2.3
1,800
1,700
0.8
1,300

Judith Basin

8,500
1.7
14,300
8
800
2.6
2,100
7,700
1.6
12,200

Lewis & Clark

3,500
1.8
6,300
26
3,000
2.0
6,100
--
--
--

Meagher

2,000
2.6
5,200
28
1,900
2.7
5,100
--
--
--

Musselshell

5,500
1.2
6,600
23
2,400
1.4
3,300
3,100
1.1
3,300

Petroleum

2,000
1.0
1,900
48
--
--
--
1,800
0.7
1,300

Wheatland

2,000
1.1
2,200
44
600
1.8
1,100
1,400
0.8
1,100

Other

--
--
--
--
700
2.9
2,000
600
0.5
300

CENTRAL

42,000
1.5
61,000
--
12,000
2.2
26,000
30,000
1.2
35,000

Beaverhead

5,500
2.2
12,200
15
5,500
2.2
12,200
--
--
--

Gallatin

1,500
2.3
3,400
37
1,100
2.7
3,000
--
--
--

Jefferson

1,500
2.1
3,100
38
1,300
2.3
3,000
--
--
--

Madison

8,000
2.4
19,000
5
7,600
2.4
18,500
--
--
--

Silver Bow

500
2.6
1,300
51
500
2.6
1,300
--
--
--

Other

--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1,000
1.0
1,000

SOUTHWEST

17,000
2.3
39,000
--
16,000
2.4
38,000
1,000
1.0
1,000

Big Horn

6,500
1.9
12,600
14
--
--
--
6,100
1.9
11,400

Carbon

4,000
2.1
8,400
21
2,600
2.4
6,200
1,400
1.6
2,200

Park

1,500
2.3
3,500
36
1,200
2.7
3,200
--
--
--

Stillwater

5,500
0.9
4,800
29
--
--
--
4,700
0.7
3,100

Sweetgrass

2,000
1.6
3,100
38
1,100
2.0
2,200
900
1.0
900

Treasure

1,500
2.7
4,000
31
900
3.3
3,000
--
--
--

Yellowstone

6,000
2.8
16,600
6
4,000
3.4
13,500
2,000
1.6
3,100

Other

--
--
--
--
1,200
2.4
2,900
900
1.4
1,300

SOUTH CENTRAL

27,000
2.0
53,000
--
11,000
2.8
31,000
16,000
1.4
22,000

Carter

9,500
1.5
13,800
9
--
--
--
9,500
1.5
13,800

Custer

9,000
1.5
13,100
12
700
3.0
2,100
8,300
1.3
11,000

Fallon

7,000
1.5
10,400
19
--
--
--
7,000
1.5
10,400

Powder River

5,000
1.7
8,600
20
--
--
--
5,000
1.7
8,600

Prairie

4,000
1.6
6,400
25
1,000
2.0
2,000
3,000
1.5
4,400

Rosebud

10,500
2.1
21,700
2
3,300
3.3
10,900
7,200
1.5
10,800

Wibaux

6,000
1.8
11,000
17
--
--
--
6,000
1.8
11,000

Other

--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--

SOUTHEAST

51,000
1.7
85,000
--
5,000
3.0
15,000
46,000
1.5
70,000

MONTANA

265,000
1.6
418,000
--
68,000
2.3
159,000
197,000
1.3
259,000

1/ Counties with less than 500 acres harvested are combined into “other” counties to avoid disclosure of individual information.


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