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Stillwater County, Montana


        Stillwater County is found in south central
    Montana. The Yellowstone River crosses the
    center of the county from west to east. The
    Stillwater River enters in the south and joins
    the Yellowstone River near Columbus. Parts of
    the Gallatin National Forest and Absaroka-
    Beartooth Wilderness blanket the southern tip
    of the county. The second highest peak in the
    state, Mt. Wood, with an elevation of 12,661
    feet, is located in this area. Big game and
    waterfowl hunting, as well as fishing are all
    enjoyed in the county.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
21,000
*
13,600
19,200
*
6,800
23
*
12
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
435,000
*
81,000
22
*
40
Barley 17,000 7,000 32 Bu. 225,000 29
Oats 1,500 500 46 Bu. 23,000 30
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
2,100
----
----
----
500
1,600
----
176
24
----
Bu.
Tons
----
88,000
38,800
----
11
8
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
50,500
35,000
15,500
1.33
1.4
1.1
Tons
Tons
Tons
67,000
50,400
16,600
31
30
32
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 49,000
28,500
*
20
23
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 5,700 19
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)
552
890,326
1,613
1,148,856