GRAIN HAY
Acreage, Yield, and Production by Counties and Districts, Montana, USA, 2005

Last updated April 17, 2006
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

500

3.6

1,800

49

500

3.6

1,800

--

--

--

Flathead

2,000

1.8

3,500

44

--

--

--

1,600

1.7

2,700

Granite

3,000

2.4

7,100

31

2,900

2.4

6,900

--

--

--

Lake

2,500

2.3

5,800

35

1,800

2.7

4,800

700

1.4

1,000

Lincoln

500

2.2

1,100

52

--

--

--

--

--

--

Mineral

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Missoula

1,000

1.5

1,500

50

900

1.6

1,400

--

--

--

Powell

3,000

3.2

9,600

25

2,900

3.3

9,500

--

--

--

Ravalli

4,000

1.8

7,300

30

2,700

2.6

6,900

--

--

--

Sanders

1,500

1.5

2,300

46

600

1.7

1,000

900

1.4

1,300

Other

--

--

--

--

700

2.4

1,700

1,800

0.6

1,000

NORTHWEST

18,000

2.2

40,000

--

13,000

2.6

34,000

5,000

1.2

6,000

Blaine

11,500

1.6

18,800

13

3,300

1.8

6,100

8,200

1.5

12,700

Chouteau

6,500

1.5

10,000

24

500

1.4

700

6,000

1.6

9,300

Glacier

3,000

1.8

5,300

37

--

--

--

2,600

1.7

4,300

Hill

2,000

1.6

3,200

45

--

--

--

1,900

1.6

3,000

Liberty

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Phillips

13,000

1.7

22,200

8

1,600

2.3

3,600

11,400

1.6

18,600

Pondera

1,000

2.2

2,200

47

900

2.2

2,000

--

--

--

Teton

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

Toole

1,000

1.5

1,500

50

--

--

--

1,000

1.5

1,500

Other

1,000

1.8

1,800

--

700

2.3

1,600

900

1.8

1,600

NORTH CENTRAL

39,000

1.7

65,000

--

7,000

2.0

14,000

32,000

1.6

51,000

Daniels

8,000

1.2

9,200

26

--

--

--

8,000

1.2

9,200

Dawson

12,500

1.6

20,600

9

1,500

2.4

3,600

11,000

1.5

17,000

Garfield

17,000

1.8

30,000

2

500

2.0

1,000

16,500

1.8

29,000

McCone

12,000

1.4

17,200

15

600

2.8

1,700

11,400

1.4

15,500

Richland

14,000

1.8

25,500

5

3,200

2.8

8,800

10,800

1.5

16,700

Roosevelt

6,500

1.6

10,100

23

1,200

2.0

2,400

5,300

1.5

7,700

Sheridan

3,000

1.4

4,200

38

--

--

--

2,300

1.0

2,200

Valley

8,000

1.6

12,700

20

2,300

2.2

5,000

5,700

1.4

7,700

Other

--

--

--

--

700

2.9

2,000

--

--

--

NORTHEAST

81,000

1.6

129,500

--

10,000

2.5

24,500

71,000

1.5

105,000

Broadwater

1,000

2.2

2,200

47

1,000

2.2

2,200

--

--

--

Cascade

5,000

2.1

10,500

22

1,900

2.8

5,300

3,100

1.7

5,200

Fergus

13,000

2.0

25,700

4

500

1.8

900

12,500

2.0

24,800

Golden Valley

2,500

1.6

3,900

41

1,000

2.4

2,400

1,500

1.0

1,500

Judith Basin

9,500

1.7

15,700

17

700

2.7

1,900

8,800

1.6

13,800

Lewis & Clark

3,500

1.8

6,300

34

1,700

2.5

4,300

1,800

1.1

2,000

Meagher

3,000

2.2

6,600

32

2,400

2.5

5,900

600

1.2

700

Musselshell

7,000

1.7

12,000

21

2,500

2.5

6,200

4,500

1.3

5,800

Petroleum

3,000

1.3

3,900

41

500

2.4

1,200

2,500

1.1

2,700

Wheatland

2,500

1.7

4,200

38

800

2.1

1,700

1,700

1.5

2,500

Other

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

CENTRAL

50,000

1.8

91,000

--

13,000

2.5

32,000

37,000

1.6

59,000

Beaverhead

10,500

2.6

27,000

3

10,500

2.6

27,000

--

--

--

Gallatin

2,500

2.6

6,600

32

2,300

2.7

6,300

--

--

--

Jefferson

2,000

1.9

3,700

43

1,700

1.9

3,200

--

--

--

Madison

13,500

2.6

35,200

1

13,000

2.7

34,500

--

--

--

Silver Bow

500

2.0

1,000

53

500

2.0

1,000

--

--

--

Other

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

1,000

1.5

1,500

SOUTHWEST

29,000

2.5

73,500

--

28,000

2.6

72,000

1,000

1.5

1,500

Big Horn

10,500

1.9

19,800

10

3,100

2.6

8,000

7,400

1.6

11,800

Carbon

4,000

2.1

8,300

28

1,600

2.8

4,500

2,400

1.6

3,800

Park

4,000

2.2

8,700

27

3,200

2.5

7,900

800

1.0

800

Stillwater

7,000

1.1

7,500

29

--

--

--

6,500

1.0

6,200

Sweetgrass

3,000

1.8

5,400

36

1,900

1.8

3,500

1,100

1.7

1,900

Treasure

1,500

2.8

4,200

38

--

--

--

1,100

2.5

2,700

Yellowstone

9,000

1.9

17,100

16

3,300

2.7

8,800

5,700

1.5

8,300

Other

--

--

--

--

900

3.1

2,800

--

--

--

S. CENTRAL

39,000

1.8

71,000

--

14,000

2.5

35,500

25,000

1.4

35,500

Carter

22,000

1.1

25,000

7

--

--

--

21,100

1.1

22,200

Custer

11,500

1.7

19,800

10

2,400

3.9

9,300

9,100

1.2

10,500

Fallon

13,500

1.5

19,600

12

--

--

--

13,500

1.5

19,600

Powder River

9,000

1.6

14,300

19

--

--

--

8,500

1.6

13,200

Prairie

9,000

1.6

14,600

18

1,300

2.0

2,600

7,700

1.6

12,000

Rosebud

11,000

2.3

25,200

6

5,900

3.1

18,200

5,100

1.4

7,000

Wibaux

9,000

2.1

18,500

14

--

--

--

9,000

2.1

18,500

Other

--

--

--

--

1,400

2.8

3,900

--

--

--

SOUTHEAST

85,000

1.6

137,000

--

11,000

3.1

34,000

74,000

1.4

103,000

MONTANA

341,000

1.8

607,000

--

96,000

2.6

246,000

245,000

1.5

361,000

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