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Wheatland County, Montana


        Wheatland County lies in central Montana.
    The Little Belt Mountains mark its northern
    boundary, and the lower levels of the Crazy
    Mountains spill over into a small portion of
    the southwest corner. The Musselshell River
    runs east and west through the middle of the
    county. The land is generally level, sloping
    gently toward the Musselshell River. Harlowton
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2006 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
20,700
*
22,200
20,700
*
22,000
34.0
*
19.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
695,000
*
415,000
18
*
34
Barley 10,200 8,900 34.0 Bu. 302,000 19
Oats 600 300 47.0 Bu. 14,000 31
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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28,000
18,000
10,000
1.76
1.80
1.70
Tons
Tons
Tons
49,400
32,100
17,300
33
33
19
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 30,200
18,200
500
37
36
11
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2007 16,000 4
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2006 7,000 8
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)
163
841,643
5,163
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