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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
320,000
39,500
*
316,000
38,500
*
24
26
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
7,459,000
998,000
*
1
16
Barley 15,000 11,200 37 Bu. 417,000 20
Oats 4,400 2,300 33 Bu. 77,000 7
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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37,500
13,000
24,500
1.20
1.4
1.1
Tons
Tons
Tons
45,000
17,900
27,100
38
47
18
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 28,000
16,200
*
36
37
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 * *
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)
626
1,046,892
1,672
1,073,010