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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
222,000
76,000
*
218,000
76,000
*
15.0
15.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
3,345,000
1,117,000
*
1
18
Barley 6,900 5,100 29.0 Bu. 146,000 32
Oats 1,800 500 24.0 Bu. 12,000 38
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 3,800 3,800 1,660 Cwt. 63,000 1
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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31,000
12,000
19,000
1.12
1.60
0.80
Tons
Tons
Tons
34,700
19,400
15,300
42
45
29
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 28,500
18,400
*
38
35
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 * *
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)
626
1,046,892
1,672
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