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Musselshell County, Montana


        Receiving its name from the Musselshell
    River that traverses it from east to west,
    Musselshell County is located just south of the
    geographical center of Montana. It was
    established in March 1911. The Bull Mountain
    Range comprises most of the southern
    portion of the county.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
21,800
*
19,000
15,300
*
13,500
24.0
*
11.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
374,000
*
154,000
25
*
38
Barley 5,200 3,000 27.0 Bu. 80,000 40
Oats * * * Bu. * *
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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26,500
19,000
7,500
1.46
1.50
1.30
Tons
Tons
Tons
38,600
28,800
9,800
37
36
44
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 43,100
24,600
*
25
27
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 4,900 21
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)
319
1,033,572
3,240
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