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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2002 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
284,000
48,000
*
275,000
46,000
*
22
23
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
6,099,000
1,045,000
*
1
18
Barley 17,700 13,100 30 Bu. 397,000 22
Oats 4,600 2,100 49 Bu. 102,000 6
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 2,000 1,500 1,270 Cwt. 19,000 8
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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73,500
17,500
56,000
1.16
1.7
1.0
Tons
Tons
Tons
84,900
29,700
55,200
22
37
9
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 27,200
16,100
*
37
37
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2003 * *
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2002 1,400 20
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)
626
1,046,892
1,672
1,073,010