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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
305,000
37,000
*
288,000
36,000
*
34
29
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
9,754,000
1,039,000
*
1
21
Barley 12,600 10,700 62 Bu. 664,000 21
Oats 3,700 2,100 51 Bu. 107,000 4
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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57,500
12,500
45,000
1.38
1.7
1.3
Tons
Tons
Tons
79,300
20,900
58,400
25
38
5
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 24,100
17,200
*
37
37
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 * *
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)
626
1,046,892
1,672
1,073,010