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Pondera County, Montana


        Pondera County was established in April 1919
    from land in north central Montana. It's western
    border is marked by the Continental Divide of
    the Rocky Mountains, and a section of the Lewis
    and Clark National Forest makes up the western
    corner of the county. Although smaller in size
    than many of the counties, Pondera County is
    big on crop production.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
109,000
7,800
61,000
108,000
7,800
61,000
54.0
55.0
36.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
5,779,000
430,000
2,184,000
6
4
13
Barley 92,500 90,500 56.0 Bu. 5,103,000 1
Oats 700 300 80.0 Bu. 24,000 14
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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30,000
22,000
8,000
2.35
2.50
1.90
Tons
Tons
Tons
70,400
55,400
15,000
25
22
31
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 31,300
17,200
800
35
39
6
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 6,400 14
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2006 24,000 1
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)
520
900,107
1,731
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