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Wheatland County, Montana


        Wheatland County lies in central Montana.
    The Little Belt Mountains mark its northern
    boundary, and the lower levels of the Crazy
    Mountains spill over into a small portion of
    the southwest corner. The Musselshell River
    runs east and west through the middle of the
    county. The land is generally level, sloping
    gently toward the Musselshell River. Harlowton
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2005 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
14,100
*
29,800
10,900
*
29,500
37.0
*
23.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
398,000
*
682,000
28
*
25
Barley 15,000 13,500 45.0 Bu. 607,000 17
Oats 1,100 700 57.0 Bu. 40,000 18
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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38,000
21,000
17,000
1.82
1.80
1.80
Tons
Tons
Tons
69,100
38,800
30,300
35
34
24
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 27,000
18,100
*
36
36
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2006 15,700 3
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2005 10,500 7
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)
163
841,643
5,163
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