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Gallatin County, Montana


        Gallatin County is located on the headwaters
    of the Missouri River in southern Montana at
    the northwest corner of Yellowstone National
    Park. Between one-third and one-half of the
    county is contained within the Gallatin National
    Forest. Gallatin County was established in
    February 1865 and is a major agricultural area.
    The county seat is Bozeman.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
21,500
*
29,000
21,500
*
28,500
41
*
44
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
872,000
*
1,260,000
15
*
15
Barley 37,000 31,000 42 Bu. 1,311,000 6
Oats 1,800 300 77 Bu. 23,000 30
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
600
----
*
21
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
12,400
----
*
15
Potatoes 3,840 3,820 325 Cwt. 1,238,000 *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
71,500
59,000
12,500
2.99
3.2
2.1
Tons
Tons
Tons
213,900
187,900
26,000
2
1
19
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 54,000
22,800
6,700
16
30
1
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 4,800 22
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2003 * *
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)
1,074
708,728
660
1,667,739