State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Yellowstone County, Montana


        Located in south central Montana, Yellow-
    stone County is bisected lengthwise by the north-
    easterly flowing Yellowstone River. The Yellow-
    stone Valley extends through the county, flanked
    by benchlands. The Crow Indian Reservation
    reaches into the southeastern corner. Billings,
    the largest city in the state, is located here
    here making the county foremost commercially
    and industrially in southeastern Montana.
Crops - 2002 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
69,000
*
28,500
48,900
*
14,900
20
*
16
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
997,000
*
245,000
6
*
29
Barley 29,100 21,900 68 Bu. 1,489,000 8
Oats 1,700 500 62 Bu. 31,000 31
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
14,500
----
----
----
1,400
12,800
----
148
24
----
Bu.
Tons
----
207,000
311,000
----
4
1
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 9,550 9,400 20.4 Tons 192,200 2
Dry Beans 1/ 1,400 1,200 2,610 Cwt. 31,300 5
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
48,500
36,000
12,500
2.65
3.2
1.2
Tons
Tons
Tons
128,700
114,100
14,600
10
6
42
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 130,000
35,000
1,100
2
14
3
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2003 3,200 31
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)
1,279
1,568,637
1,226
1,686,499