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Garfield County, Montana


        Garfield County lies in east central Montana
    and the landscape is generally rolling. The
    entire northern and half of the eastern
    boundaries are comprised of the Fort Peck Lake.
    The Musselshell River makes up the western
    boundary. Portions of the Charles M. Russell
    National Wildlife Refuge lie along the banks of
    Fort Peck Lake within the county. The Fort
    Peck Dam makes up a section of the extreme
    northeastern boundary.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
42,000
*
53,500
40,500
*
49,500
30
*
18
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,230,000
*
876,000
12
*
19
Barley 14,000 3,000 28 Bu. 83,000 41
Oats 3,800 1,000 31 Bu. 31,000 25
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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44,500
16,500
28,000
1.12
1.1
1.1
Tons
Tons
Tons
49,700
18,500
31,200
36
46
15
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 62,000
39,000
*
12
13
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 33,000 2
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)
268
2,181,755
8,141
2,987,560