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Roosevelt County, Montana


        Located in extreme northeastern Montana,
    Roosevelt County has the lowest altitude in the
    state. The Montana/North Dakota border marks
    the eastern boundary, while the Missouri River
    marks the entire southern boundary. The Poplar
    River traverses the county from north to south,
    emptying into the Missouri River at the
    southern border. The Fort Peck Indian
    Reservation occupies all but the eastern
    section of the county. The terrain is mainly
    rolling prairie.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
5,600
90,000
251,000
5,500
89,000
247,000
37
26
27
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
206,000
2,335,000
6,675,000
32
2
1
Barley 14,000 10,500 38 Bu. 401,000 21
Oats 5,000 1,800 49 Bu. 88,000 4
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
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Bu.
Tons
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 3,050 3,030 21.0 Tons 63,500 7
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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60,500
32,500
28,000
1.68
2.0
1.3
Tons
Tons
Tons
101,800
65,300
36,500
19
21
7
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 32,400
22,800
*
35
30
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 4,000 26
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)
683
1,441,479
2,111
1,507,585