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Dawson County, Montana


        Dawson County occupies land in east central
    Montana. The Yellowstone River flows through
    the southern half of the county. The land
    immediately adjacent to the river and its
    tributaries is hilly and broken, while a
    portion of the Big Sheep Mountain range is
    situated in the northwestern section.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
3,400
2,500
155,000
3,100
2,500
135,000
30
26
19
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
92,000
64,000
2,620,000
35
15
14
Barley 22,400 12,200 36 Bu. 444,000 24
Oats 3,600 1,100 41 Bu. 45,000 18
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
3,200
----
----
----
900
1,800
----
123
20
----
Bu.
Tons
----
111,000
36,000
----
8
9
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 2,740 2,720 19.6 Tons 53,400 7
Dry Beans 1/ 1,500 1,400 2,390 Cwt. 33,500 4
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
55,700
12,500
43,200
1.06
2.2
0.7
Tons
Tons
Tons
58,900
27,500
31,400
32
35
21
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, 2005 39,000
26,200
*
28
24
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 5,600 18
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2004 1,400 19
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)
522
1,410,885
2,703
1,518,808