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Dawson County, Montana


        Dawson County occupies land in east central
    Montana. The Yellowstone River flows through
    the southern half of the county. The land
    immediately adjacent to the river and its
    tributaries is hilly and broken, while a
    portion of the Big Sheep Mountain range is
    situated in the northwestern section.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
7,500
1,600
161,000
6,900
1,600
159,000
22.0
18.0
19.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
151,000
28,000
3,080,000
37
16
8
Barley 19,300 11,300 33.0 Bu. 374,000 17
Oats 2,300 700 27.0 Bu. 19,000 21
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
3,100
----
----
----
1,800
1,200
----
148.0
20.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
266,000
23,900
----
3
12
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 2,930 2,820 20.9 Tons 59,000 7
Dry Beans 1/ 1,200 1,200 2,190 Cwt. 26,300 4
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
30,000
13,000
17,000
1.33
1.80
1.00
Tons
Tons
Tons
39,900
22,800
17,100
36
41
21
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 42,200
25,900
*
26
22
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 6,000 15
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)
522
1,410,885
2,703
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