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Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
3,400
22,400
137,000
2,600
22,000
132,000
29
30
29
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
76,000
654,000
3,838,000
38
4
8
Barley 23,300 20,900 61 Bu. 1,275,000 10
Oats 9,600 3,600 68 Bu. 244,000 1
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
7,600
----
----
----
1,800
5,600
----
118
21
----
Bu.
Tons
----
212,000
117,000
----
4
3
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 17,470 17,080 19.5 Tons 333,000 1
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
60,000
24,000
36,000
1.78
2.5
1.3
Tons
Tons
Tons
107,000
59,500
47,500
20
23
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, 2005 56,000
26,900
*
17
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 7,000 15
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)
587
1,201,436
2,047
1,333,818