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Valley County, Montana


        Valley County was created in 1893. Located
    in northeastern Montana, it stretches from the
    Canadian border on the north to its southern
    boundary along the Missouri River and Fort Peck
    Lake. The Milk River traverses the county
    diagonally. Valley County is one of the largest
    counties in the state. A good portion of the
    eastern half of the county is occupied by part
    of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Glasgow
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
5,100
13,400
288,000
4,900
13,300
283,000
55
41
35
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
268,000
550,000
9,903,000
25
5
1
Barley 14,200 9,600 46 Bu. 438,000 25
Oats 4,000 1,500 71 Bu. 106,000 5
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
1,600
----
*
20
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
32,000
----
*
10
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 700 700 1,630 Cwt. 11,400 10
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
91,000
55,000
36,000
2.21
2.7
1.5
Tons
Tons
Tons
201,000
147,000
54,000
4
4
7
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 86,000
51,000
*
5
4
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 3,000 28
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)
743
2,051,667
2,761
3,149,437