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Yellowstone County, Montana


        Located in south central Montana, Yellow-
    stone County is bisected lengthwise by the north-
    easterly flowing Yellowstone River. The Yellow-
    stone Valley extends through the county, flanked
    by benchlands. The Crow Indian Reservation
    reaches into the southeastern corner. Billings,
    the largest city in the state, is located here
    here making the county foremost commercially
    and industrially in southeastern Montana.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
72,000
*
18,500
63,000
*
16,000
27
*
15
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,699,000
*
245,000
11
*
35
Barley 26,000 21,000 74 Bu. 1,544,000 5
Oats 1,100 700 54 Bu. 38,000 21
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
13,700
----
----
----
1,200
12,200
----
155
26
----
Bu.
Tons
----
186,000
320,500
----
6
1
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 8,010 8,000 25.9 Tons 207,000 3
Dry Beans 1/ 1,400 1,400 2,110 Cwt. 29,600 4
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
57,000
38,000
19,000
2.51
2.8
1.9
Tons
Tons
Tons
142,900
106,900
36,000
8
9
9
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 128,000
40,000
1,000
2
12
3
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 3,700 29
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)
1,279
1,568,637
1,226
1,686,499