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Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
5,600
6,700
148,000
5,600
6,700
146,000
28.0
25.0
24.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
157,000
168,000
3,463,000
35
6
7
Barley 30,000 25,800 58.0 Bu. 1,486,000 5
Oats 6,000 1,300 51.0 Bu. 66,000 2
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
6,800
----
----
----
1,700
5,100
----
154.0
21.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
261,000
106,000
----
4
4
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 15,530 15,450 25.0 Tons 387,000 1
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
43,000
20,000
23,000
1.71
2.00
1.50
Tons
Tons
Tons
73,600
40,000
33,600
23
28
6
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 61,200
26,100
*
12
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 3,900 24
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)
587
1,201,436
2,047
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