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Garfield County, Montana


        Garfield County lies in east central Montana
    and the landscape is generally rolling. The
    entire northern and half of the eastern
    boundaries are comprised of the Fort Peck Lake.
    The Musselshell River makes up the western
    boundary. Portions of the Charles M. Russell
    National Wildlife Refuge lie along the banks of
    Fort Peck Lake within the county. The Fort
    Peck Dam makes up a section of the extreme
    northeastern boundary.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
44,000
*
58,000
42,000
*
52,000
29
*
21
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,219,000
*
1,086,000
11
*
20
Barley 15,600 3,600 36 Bu. 129,000 38
Oats 3,900 1,500 35 Bu. 53,000 14
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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62,200
15,000
47,200
0.83
0.8
0.8
Tons
Tons
Tons
51,400
12,500
38,900
34
48
13
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 61,000
37,000
*
12
12
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 30,200 2
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2004 * *
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)
268
2,181,755
8,141
2,987,560