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Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2005 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
7,100
22,600
123,000
7,000
21,900
122,000
33.0
32.0
32.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
229,000
702,000
3,933,000
34
4
9
Barley 29,000 26,800 63.0 Bu. 1,681,000 6
Oats 9,000 2,700 51.0 Bu. 137,000 1
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
7,400
----
----
----
1,300
5,900
----
115.0
21.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
150,000
121,000
----
7
4
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 17,720 16,190 21.2 Tons 344,000 *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
60,000
26,000
34,000
1.83
2.30
1.50
Tons
Tons
Tons
109,800
58,500
51,300
22
23
8
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 54,000
25,500
*
16
24
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2006 6,500 16
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)
587
1,201,436
2,047
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