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Wheatland County, Montana


        Wheatland County lies in central Montana.
    The Little Belt Mountains mark its northern
    boundary, and the lower levels of the Crazy
    Mountains spill over into a small portion of
    the southwest corner. The Musselshell River
    runs east and west through the middle of the
    county. The land is generally level, sloping
    gently toward the Musselshell River. Harlowton
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
14,000
6,200
25,500
13,400
5,800
21,700
22
10
12
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
290,000
60,000
259,000
28
15
34
Barley 18,000 14,000 14 Bu. 195,000 32
Oats 1,900 700 60 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/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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30,000
17,000
13,000
1.46
1.3
1.7
Tons
Tons
Tons
43,700
22,100
21,600
39
41
24
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 26,400
18,000
*
37
36
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 15,500 3
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2003 9,000 7
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)
163
841,643
5,163
910,779