Map  or  Names
Sweetgrass County, Montana


       Sweet Grass County is found in the south central
   portion of Montana. The Yellowstone River flows
   from west to east through the center of the county.
   The Boulder River enters the county from the south
   and joins the Yellowstone River at Big Timber.
   The northwest corner of Sweet Grass County
   contains part of the Gallatin National Forest,
   while another section of the same forest blankets
   the southern quarter of the county. A section
   of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness is also
   contained in that southern portion of the county.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
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*
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Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
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*
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*
Barley 3,000 1,300 41 Bu. 53,000 44
Oats 2,100 1,400 37 Bu. 52,000 13
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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43,500
35,000
8,500
1.64
1.7
1.3
Tons
Tons
Tons
71,500
60,300
11,200
28
25
41
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 40,000
27,000
*
28
26
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 8,900 9
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)
357
867,058
2,429
1,187,254