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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2005 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
291,000
36,000
*
289,000
35,600
*
26.0
29.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
7,463,000
1,017,000
*
1
20
Barley * * * Bu. * *
Oats 2,200 1,100 24.0 Bu. 26,000 31
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 1,100 1,100 1,370 Cwt. 15,100 *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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31,000
14,000
17,000
1.35
1.70
1.10
Tons
Tons
Tons
41,900
23,500
18,400
43
44
42
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 23,700
16,000
*
39
39
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2006 * *
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)
626
1,046,892
1,672
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