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Carter County, Montana


            Carter County is situated in the extreme
    southeastern corner of the state, bordered on
    the east by South Dakota and to the south by
    Wyoming. The landscape is characterized
    largely by rolling prairie with the exception
    of some areas in the northwest and north
    central that are occupied by sections of the
    Custer National Forest. The Little Missouri
    River meanders through the southeastern corner
    of the county.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
18,000
*
20,200
17,000
*
14,800
33.0
*
13.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
561,000
*
194,000
21
*
37
Barley 8,800 2,300 21.0 Bu. 48,000 44
Oats 2,500 400 24.0 Bu. 9,500 43
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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62,000
39,000
23,000
0.99
1.00
1.10
Tons
Tons
Tons
61,500
37,200
24,300
27
31
14
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, 2007 57,600
35,300
*
15
12
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 32,600 1
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2006 * *
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)
289
1,666,922
5,768
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