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Musselshell County, Montana


        Receiving its name from the Musselshell
    River that traverses it from east to west,
    Musselshell County is located just south of the
    geographical center of Montana. It was
    established in March 1911. The Bull Mountain
    Range comprises most of the southern
    portion of the county.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
23,600
*
9,200
23,000
*
9,000
23
*
19
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
534,000
*
174,000
16
*
40
Barley 6,700 3,700 38 Bu. 139,000 37
Oats 3,100 400 50 Bu. 20,000 37
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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23,000
13,000
10,000
1.36
1.6
1.1
Tons
Tons
Tons
31,300
20,800
10,500
42
39
42
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 37,100
23,000
*
29
31
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 5,300 20
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)
319
1,033,572
3,240
1,194,974