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Garfield County, Montana


        Garfield County lies in east central Montana
    and the landscape is generally rolling. The
    entire northern and half of the eastern
    boundaries are comprised of the Fort Peck Lake.
    The Musselshell River makes up the western
    boundary. Portions of the Charles M. Russell
    National Wildlife Refuge lie along the banks of
    Fort Peck Lake within the county. The Fort
    Peck Dam makes up a section of the extreme
    northeastern boundary.
Crops - 2002 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
21,200
*
51,000
19,000
*
45,000
23
*
14
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
438,000
*
625,000
11
*
22
Barley 11,200 2,500 28 Bu. 71,000 39
Oats 3,700 1,200 39 Bu. 47,000 23
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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Bu.
Tons
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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47,500
14,500
33,000
0.94
1.0
0.9
Tons
Tons
Tons
44,700
15,200
29,500
42
46
24
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 63,000
40,000
*
13
10
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2003 23,800 2
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)
268
2,181,755
8,141
2,987,560