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Valley County, Montana


        Valley County was created in 1893. Located
    in northeastern Montana, it stretches from the
    Canadian border on the north to its southern
    boundary along the Missouri River and Fort Peck
    Lake. The Milk River traverses the county
    diagonally. Valley County is one of the largest
    counties in the state. A good portion of the
    eastern half of the county is occupied by part
    of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Glasgow
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2005 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
4,000
20,300
267,000
3,700
20,300
259,900
43.0
34.0
30.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
160,000
684,000
7,815,000
39
5
1
Barley 12,000 5,300 31.0 Bu. 163,000 31
Oats 2,300 600 43.0 Bu. 26,000 31
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
1,100
----
*
21.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
23,600
----
*
12
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 1,600 1,300 1,120 Cwt. 14,500 *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
79,000
61,000
18,000
2.34
2.60
1.50
Tons
Tons
Tons
184,900
158,500
26,400
7
5
28
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 84,000
49,200
*
4
4
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2006 3,300 27
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2005 500 26
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)
743
2,051,667
2,761
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