WILD HAY
Acreage, Yield, and Production by Counties and Districts, Montana, USA, 2004 1/

Last updated April 26, 2005

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

2,500

1.6

3,900

25

2,500

1.6

3,900

--

--

--

Flathead

3,300

2.3

7,600

14

--

--

--

1,600

2.1

3,400

Granite

9,600

2.3

22,500

6

9,600

2.3

22,500

--

--

--

Lake

900

1.1

1,000

43

--

--

--

600

1.0

600

Lincoln

900

1.3

1,200

40

--

--

--

600

1.2

700

Mineral

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Missoula

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Powell

16,500

1.7

27,400

3

16,000

1.7

27,000

500

0.8

400

Ravalli

10,500

2.2

23,400

5

10,500

2.2

23,000

--

--

--

Sanders

2,500

1.2

2,900

32

1,600

1.4

2,200

900

0.8

700

Other

1,300

1.2

1,600

--

2,800

2.3

6,400

800

0.9

700

NORTHWEST

48,000

1.9

91,500

--

43,000

2.0

85,000

5,000

1.3

6,500

Blaine

2,600

1.5

4,000

24

1,000

1.7

1,700

1,600

1.4

2,300

Chouteau

4,000

1.5

5,900

16

--

--

--

1,500

1.1

1,600

Glacier

8,000

1.2

9,200

11

--

--

--

7,200

1.2

8,900

Hill

1,600

1.2

1,900

39

--

--

--

1,600

1.2

1,900

Liberty

2,600

1.2

3,200

28

--

--

--

2,300

1.3

2,900

Phillips

6,500

1.5

9,800

9

4,300

1.8

7,600

2,200

1.0

2,200

Pondera

2,500

1.1

2,700

34

--

--

--

2,100

0.9

1,900

Teton

9,000

2.1

18,500

8

7,700

2.2

17,000

1,300

1.2

1,500

Toole

2,200

1.3

2,800

33

--

--

--

2,200

1.3

2,800

Other

--

--

--

--

4,000

1.4

5,700

--

--

--

N.CENTRAL

39,000

1.5

58,000

--

17,000

1.9

32,000

22,000

1.2

26,000

Daniels

1,500

1.3

2,000

37

--

--

--

1,500

1.3

2,000

Dawson

3,500

0.9

3,200

28

--

--

--

3,200

0.8

2,600

Garfield

3,500

0.9

3,100

30

--

--

--

3,500

0.9

3,100

McCone

2,500

0.9

2,200

35

--

--

--

2,500

0.9

2,200

Richland

4,500

0.8

3,500

26

--

--

--

4,500

0.8

3,500

Roosevelt

5,500

1.0

5,600

17

--

--

--

5,200

1.0

5,300

Sheridan

5,500

1.4

7,800

13

--

--

--

5,200

1.4

7,200

Valley

3,500

1.2

4,100

21

1,100

1.8

2,000

2,400

0.9

2,100

Other

--

--

--

--

900

1.7

1,500

--

--

--

NORTHEAST

30,000

1.1

31,500

--

2,000

1.8

3,500

28,000

1.0

28,000

Broadwater

3,000

1.7

5,100

19

2,500

1.9

4,700

500

0.8

400

Cascade

1,000

1.2

1,200

40

--

--

--

1,000

1.2

1,200

Fergus

3,500

1.5

5,400

18

600

1.8

1,100

2,900

1.5

4,300

Golden Valley

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Judith Basin

2,500

1.2

3,000

31

--

--

--

2,000

1.2

2,400

Lewis & Clark

11,500

2.0

23,500

4

11,000

2.1

23,000

500

1.0

500

Meagher

17,000

1.8

30,200

2

15,500

1.8

28,000

1,500

1.5

2,200

Musselshell

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Petroleum

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Wheatland

3,500

1.4

4,800

20

1,900

1.9

3,600

1,600

0.8

1,200

Other

3,000

0.9

2,800

--

500

1.2

600

3,000

0.9

2,800

CENTRAL

45,000

1.7

76,000

--

32,000

1.9

61,000

13,000

1.2

15,000

Beaverhead

53,500

1.3

69,300

1

53,000

1.3

69,000

--

--

--

Gallatin

5,000

1.9

9,600

10

3,500

2.2

7,600

1,500

1.3

2,000

Jefferson

4,600

1.8

8,100

12

4,000

1.9

7,500

600

1.0

600

Madison

9,100

2.1

19,100

7

9,000

2.1

19,000

--

--

--

Silver Bow

2,800

1.2

3,400

27

1,500

1.9

2,900

1,300

0.4

500

Other

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

600

0.7

400

SOUTHWEST

75,000

1.5

109,500

--

71,000

1.5

106,000

4,000

0.9

3,500

Big Horn

2,700

1.5

4,100

21

--

--

--

--

--

--

Carbon

500

1.4

700

46

--

--

--

--

--

--

Park

3,000

1.4

4,100

21

3,000

1.4

4,100

--

--

--

Stillwater

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Sweetgrass

4,600

1.4

6,300

15

4,300

1.4

6,100

--

--

--

Treasure

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Yellowstone

1,000

2.0

2,000

37

900

2.1

1,900

--

--

--

Other

1,200

1.1

1,300

--

2,800

1.6

4,400

2,000

1.0

2,000

S.CENTRAL

13,000

1.4

18,500

--

11,000

1.5

16,500

2,000

1.0

2,000

Carter

1,000

0.5

500

49

--

--

--

--

--

--

Custer

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Fallon

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Powder River

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Prairie

1,000

0.6

600

48

--

--

--

1,000

0.6

600

Rosebud

1,600

0.4

700

46

--

--

--

1,400

0.4

500

Wibaux

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Other

1,400

0.9

1,200

--

1,000

1.0

1,000

1,600

0.6

900

SOUTHEAST

5,000

0.6

3,000

--

1,000

1.0

1,000

4,000

0.5

2,000

MONTANA

255,000

1.5

388,000

--

177,000

1.7

305,000

78,000

1.1

83,000

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