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McCone County, Montana


        McCone County is situated in the north-
    eastern section of Montana with the Missouri
    River defining its northern border. A leg of
    the Fort Peck Lake lies just on the western
    boundary of the county. The county is
    characterized mostly by plains, although the
    land along the northern boundary is broken up
    by the Missouri Breaks along the river. The
    county was established in April 1919.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
25,600
14,600
195,000
25,300
14,500
190,000
33
25
24
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
847,000
362,000
4,557,000
16
6
3
Barley 20,000 7,900 28 Bu. 218,000 28
Oats 7,200 1,100 28 Bu. 31,000 25
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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*
*
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*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
*
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*
17
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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33,500
9,500
24,000
1.21
1.7
1.0
Tons
Tons
Tons
40,400
15,700
24,700
41
49
22
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 33,000
22,900
*
34
29
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 6,000 16
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)
496
1,346,271
2,714
1,691,216