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Garfield County, Montana


        Garfield County lies in east central Montana
    and the landscape is generally rolling. The
    entire northern and half of the eastern
    boundaries are comprised of the Fort Peck Lake.
    The Musselshell River makes up the western
    boundary. Portions of the Charles M. Russell
    National Wildlife Refuge lie along the banks of
    Fort Peck Lake within the county. The Fort
    Peck Dam makes up a section of the extreme
    northeastern boundary.
Crops - 2005 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
48,000
*
48,000
45,000
*
46,900
41.0
*
30.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,863,000
*
1,415,000
13
*
17
Barley 17,000 4,400 34.0 Bu. 150,000 33
Oats 4,200 1,300 32.0 Bu. 41,000 17
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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42,500
16,500
26,000
1.46
1.40
1.50
Tons
Tons
Tons
62,000
22,700
39,300
39
46
16
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 65,000
42,000
*
11
10
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2006 29,000 2
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)
268
2,181,755
8,141
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