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Custer County, Montana


        Custer, one of the original counties of
    Montana, lies in the southeastern corner of the
    state. The county consists mainly of rolling
    country with pronounced breaks along the
    Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers. The Yellow-
    stone River cuts through the northwestern
    corner of Custer County, while the Tongue
    River cuts the southwestern corner to join
    the Yellowstone near Miles City. The Powder
    River runs the length of the eastern half of
    the county.
Crops - 2005 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
15,400
*
11,700
13,900
*
10,200
32.0
*
22.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
446,000
*
225,000
27
*
39
Barley 6,300 2,500 46.0 Bu. 116,000 37
Oats 2,100 1,200 62.0 Bu. 74,000 4
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
6,800
----
----
----
1,000
5,700
----
171.0
23.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
171,000
133,000
----
6
2
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 1,390 1,370 19.3 Tons 26,400 *
Dry Beans 1/ 800 700 2,170 Cwt. 15,200 *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
83,000
51,000
32,000
1.85
2.20
1.20
Tons
Tons
Tons
153,500
114,000
39,500
11
12
14
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, 2006 64,000
29,400
*
12
17
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2006 7,300 12
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2005 * *
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)
425
1,904,133
4,480
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