Map  or  Names
Carbon County, Montana


        Carbon County, situated in the south central
    portion of Montana, was established in March
    1895. It's northern boundary is marked by the
    Yellowstone River, while the southwestern corner
    of the county is covered with part of the Custer
    National Forest and the Beartooth Mountain
    Range. Several unnamed mountain peaks in this
    range within Carbon County's boundaries boast
    elevations above 13,000 feet.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
4,800
*
*
4,700
*
*
25
*
*
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
119,000
*
*
39
*
*
Barley 11,000 8,500 86 Bu. 734,000 12
Oats 1,600 400 70 Bu. 28,000 28
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
5,600
----
----
----
2,000
3,600
----
144
25
----
Bu.
Tons
----
288,000
89,800
----
4
6
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 4,150 4,140 22.7 Tons 94,100 4
Dry Beans 1/ 2,000 2,000 2,320 Cwt. 46,300 1
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
57,000
36,000
21,000
2.34
2.6
2.0
Tons
Tons
Tons
133,600
92,600
41,000
10
13
6
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, 2004 56,000
29,600
*
15
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 8,200 10
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2003 800 25
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)
703
753,504
1,072
1,310,714