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Custer County, Montana


        Custer, one of the original counties of
    Montana, lies in the southeastern corner of the
    state. The county consists mainly of rolling
    country with pronounced breaks along the
    Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers. The Yellow-
    stone River cuts through the northwestern
    corner of Custer County, while the Tongue
    River cuts the southwestern corner to join
    the Yellowstone near Miles City. The Powder
    River runs the length of the eastern half of
    the county.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
12,100
*
13,500
11,800
*
12,000
37.0
*
22.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
437,000
*
259,000
22
*
36
Barley 5,900 1,600 65.0 Bu. 104,000 35
Oats 1,200 200 25.0 Bu. 5,000 47
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
6,400
----
----
----
1,100
5,300
----
161.0
21.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
177,000
109,000
----
6
3
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 1,160 1,010 27.1 Tons 27,400 10
Dry Beans 1/ 1,000 1,000 2,400 Cwt. 24,000 6
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
66,000
46,000
20,000
1.87
2.10
1.30
Tons
Tons
Tons
123,300
97,700
25,600
11
12
11
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 65,600
30,300
*
11
14
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 7,300 10
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)
425
1,904,133
4,480
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