State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Custer County, Montana


        Custer, one of the original counties of
    Montana, lies in the southeastern corner of the
    state. The county consists mainly of rolling
    country with pronounced breaks along the
    Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers. The Yellow-
    stone River cuts through the northwestern
    corner of Custer County, while the Tongue
    River cuts the southwestern corner to join
    the Yellowstone near Miles City. The Powder
    River runs the length of the eastern half of
    the county.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
13,400
*
11,500
13,200
*
11,300
31.0
*
21.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
409,000
*
233,000
30
*
37
Barley 5,400 2,200 63.0 Bu. 138,000 35
Oats 2,100 700 38.0 Bu. 26,500 29
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
7,700
----
----
----
3,400
4,000
----
155.0
21.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
528,000
84,000
----
4
4
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 650 650 25.5 Tons 16,600 10
Dry Beans 1/ 700 600 2,250 Cwt. 13,500 7
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
60,000
42,000
18,000
1.91
2.30
1.00
Tons
Tons
Tons
114,300
96,000
18,300
19
14
32
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 80,000
50,000
*
8
6
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 5,800 16
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 * *
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)
425
1,904,133
4,480
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