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Wheatland County, Montana


        Wheatland County lies in central Montana.
    The Little Belt Mountains mark its northern
    boundary, and the lower levels of the Crazy
    Mountains spill over into a small portion of
    the southwest corner. The Musselshell River
    runs east and west through the middle of the
    county. The land is generally level, sloping
    gently toward the Musselshell River. Harlowton
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2002 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
7,900
32,700
*
7,100
29,700
*
13
7
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
94,000
211,000
*
15
30
Barley 18,100 11,200 11 Bu. 118,000 36
Oats 1,700 500 46 Bu. 23,000 37
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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28,000
16,000
12,000
1.29
1.2
1.5
Tons
Tons
Tons
36,100
18,700
17,400
44
42
36
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 29,000
19,300
*
36
35
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2003 17,700 3
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2002 7,800 10
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)
163
841,643
5,163
910,779