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Phillips County, Montana


        Phillips County occupies acres of rolling
    prairies in north central Montana. The entire
    southern boundary of the county is comprised of
    portions of the Missouri River and Ft. Peck
    Lake. Portions of the Charles M. Russell and
    UL Bend National Wildlife Refuges lie along the
    banks of the Missouri River and Ft. Peck Lake
    in southern Phillips County. The Milk River
    crosses west to east through the center of the
    county, and the northern boundary of Phillips
    County makes up a portion of the
    Montana/Canadian border.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
20,500
2,000
105,000
19,000
1,900
99,000
32
16
20
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
606,000
30,000
1,953,000
18
19
11
Barley 31,000 15,000 29 Bu. 441,000 18
Oats 5,200 1,100 38 Bu. 42,000 17
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
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Bu.
Tons
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 800 800 600 Cwt. 4,800 11
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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53,000
28,000
25,000
1.61
1.8
1.4
Tons
Tons
Tons
85,500
49,500
36,000
23
31
9
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 71,000
47,000
*
8
5
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 4,500 24
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)
525
1,896,941
3,613
3,289,324