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Carter County, Montana


            Carter County is situated in the extreme
    southeastern corner of the state, bordered on
    the east by South Dakota and to the south by
    Wyoming. The landscape is characterized
    largely by rolling prairie with the exception
    of some areas in the northwest and north
    central that are occupied by sections of the
    Custer National Forest. The Little Missouri
    River meanders through the southeastern corner
    of the county.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
26,300
*
13,300
25,200
*
12,400
36.0
*
20.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
919,000
*
248,000
17
*
36
Barley 8,400 1,400 39.0 Bu. 54,000 44
Oats 3,700 700 30.0 Bu. 21,000 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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97,000
63,000
34,000
1.47
1.60
1.30
Tons
Tons
Tons
143,000
98,900
44,100
8
13
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, 2008 70,000
40,000
*
11
13
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 37,000 1
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 300 24
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)
289
1,666,922
5,768
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