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Carter County, Montana


            Carter County is situated in the extreme
    southeastern corner of the state, bordered on
    the east by South Dakota and to the south by
    Wyoming. The landscape is characterized
    largely by rolling prairie with the exception
    of some areas in the northwest and north
    central that are occupied by sections of the
    Custer National Forest. The Little Missouri
    River meanders through the southeastern corner
    of the county.
Crops - 2002 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
13,500
*
29,000
2,300
*
7,900
13
*
9
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
29,000
*
68,000
41
*
41
Barley * * * Bu. * *
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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*
*
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*
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
*
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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47,000
24,000
23,000
0.74
0.7
0.7
Tons
Tons
Tons
34,700
17,700
17,000
46
43
37
1/ Yield is in pounds, production is in hundredweight. *Either zero or insufficient data for publication.
Livestock Reference Date Number of Head Rank
All Cattle & Calves
    Beef Cows & Heifers 2/
    Milk Cows & Heifers 2/
January 1, 2003 57,000
38,000
*
15
13
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2003 39,600 1
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2002 * *
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2002 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
289
1,666,922
5,768
2,137,322