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Judith Basin County, Montana


        Judith Basin County lies in Central Montana
    and was established in December 1920. The
    Judith River traverses the lower portion of the
    county, and the southwestern corner is
    blanketed by a section of the Lewis and Clark
    National Forest. Included in the county's
    boundaries is the great Judith Basin,
    recognized as one of the better non-irrigated
    districts in the state.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
53,000
*
31,500
52,500
*
29,200
33
*
12
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,723,000
*
344,000
10
*
28
Barley 37,000 19,500 16 Bu. 313,000 24
Oats 2,300 700 27 Bu. 19,000 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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82,000
68,000
14,000
1.29
1.2
1.6
Tons
Tons
Tons
105,900
84,100
21,800
18
15
23
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
32,000
*
16
16
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 7,500 11
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)
316
829,846
2,626
1,196,702