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Yellowstone County, Montana


        Located in south central Montana, Yellow-
    stone County is bisected lengthwise by the north-
    easterly flowing Yellowstone River. The Yellow-
    stone Valley extends through the county, flanked
    by benchlands. The Crow Indian Reservation
    reaches into the southeastern corner. Billings,
    the largest city in the state, is located here
    here making the county foremost commercially
    and industrially in southeastern Montana.
Crops - 2004 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
57,000
*
26,900
53,000
*
26,000
27
*
27
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,435,000
*
704,000
10
*
25
Barley 23,200 21,800 80 Bu. 1,740,000 8
Oats 1,100 500 92 Bu. 46,000 17
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
14,300
----
----
----
1,600
12,300
----
158
26
----
Bu.
Tons
----
252,000
315,000
----
2
1
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 8,880 8,240 21.6 Tons 178,200 3
Dry Beans 1/ 1,500 1,500 2,530 Cwt. 38,000 2
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
50,000
28,000
22,000
2.17
2.7
1.5
Tons
Tons
Tons
108,700
74,700
34,000
18
16
18
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 120,000
34,000
900
2
14
3
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 3,500 27
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)
1,279
1,568,637
1,226
1,686,499